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The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) aims to strengthen EU citizens' personal data protection rights and imposes heavy fines on businesses (both within and beyond the EU) that infringe these rights. The GDPR was adopted in April 2016 by the EU and came into effect on 25 May 2018. More information regarding this reform is online.

The RIPE NCC will keep ensuring it complies with this new legislation, not just in relation to the personal data held in the RIPE Database, but for all personal data the RIPE NCC processes.

Keeping the RIPE community informed throughout this process is a priority for the RIPE NCC. Therefore, we will keep on engaging and collecting feedback from our stakeholders.


As we continue monitoring and evaluating our processes inline with the GDPR principles, we will be publishing updates for our findings on RIPE Labs:

For more information on how the RIPE NCC is processing the personal data it collects, please refer to the RIPE NCC Privacy Statement.