The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): As of May 25, 2018, this will be the primary law regulating how companies protect EU citizens’ personal data. In replacing the 1995 Data Protection Directive, the GDPR will give those citizens greater control over how their data is used, while making the legal expectations for companies simpler, clearer, and unified across the 28 EU member states.
With frequent changes to college essay prompts, a rising number of application submissions, a student-to-counselor ratio at public schools nearly double the recommended ratio, and increasing selectivity at elite universities, it can be challenging for college applicants to navigate the complex world of writing to a college admissions audience.
We live in a world full of data. Everything from our name and age to our food preferences is stored in a vault or a cloud, on a server somewhere, waiting to be retrieved and pinged across the globe to allow us to sign in to our email account or enable a cruise line to target us for a vacation advertisement.