Main challenges to meet the EU GDPR for organizations in Germany 2017

This statistic shows the results of a survey on the opinion of IT decision makers regarding the main challenges of the EU General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) for organizations in Germany in 2017. During the survey, 57 percent of the respondents stated that the right to erasure, i.e. "to be forgotten", under which data subjects have the right to obtain their PII data from the organization and have this erased if they so wish, presented the main challenge for their organizations.

Opinion of IT decision makers on the main challenges to meet the EU General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) for organizations in Germany in 2017*

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Release date

May 2017


Europe, Germany

Survey time period

April 17 to May 9, 2017

Number of respondents

100 respondents

Special properties

IT decision makers of organisations with 1,000+ employees

Supplementary notes

* The original question was phrased by the source as follows: "Which of the following rules do you believe are going to represent the greatest challenge to your organization with regard to meeting the EU GDPR?" Combination of responses ranked first, second and third

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