The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will take effect on May 25, 2018, and regulates data protection policies for members of the European Union (EU). Organizations must comply with GDPR regulations for storing, using and managing personal data if they work with European customers, vendors or partners.
As an international organization, Sweet Adelines strives to be compliant on a global basis. Due to upcoming changes in the GDPR, Sweet Adelines has updated its Data Privacy, Protection and Retention policies to ensure the safety of all member information handled by the organization. In order to comply with the GDPR, the updated policies apply to all Regions, Chapters, and Quartets, even if not part of the EU.
More information available on Sweet Adelines’ website.