Standards, Regulations & Certifications
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EU Data Protection Directive
Protecting EU citizens’ privacy and personal data.
Many of Google Cloud Platform's business customers operate in Europe. These businesses often need to comply with the European Union's Data Protection Directive (the ‘Directive’), which regulates the processing of personal data. The Directive specifies a number of requirements companies must meet around protecting personal data.
Google Cloud is committed to compliance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) across Google Cloud Platform services when the GDPR takes effect on May, 25 2018.
See more details about Google Cloud Platform compliance with the EU Data Protection Directive.