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GDPR – Costs, expertise and helpful links

Further information for the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation

Last Friday, 25 May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) entered into force. The new regulation complements and replaces national data laws in the countries of the European Union. Inspired by the principles of data minimisation, transparency, IT security and accountability, the new rules introduce stricter requirements on documentation and more rights for natural persons to demand information about their stored personal data.

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Your data, our responsibility

Implementation of the EU General Data Protection Regulation

Customers entrust us every day with their personal data. We are aware of our great responsibility. That's why we at METRO take data privacy very seriously.

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Forerunner of digitalisation

Focal Point / Trade Letter

How do you modernise a sector comprising a large number of small business owners? How can the work of restaurateurs be made easier and the customer experience enhanced? HOSPITALITY.digital provides answers - with digital solutions and new technologies.

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Acting for tomorrow around the world: Digitisation and sustainability

Focal Point / Trade Letter

When in Rome, do as the Romans do –what’s applicable to tourists is equally applicable to an international company like METRO. Being active in 35 countries, METRO faces an array of challenges that call for individual answers.

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Acting for tomorrow around the world: Entrepreneurship

Focal Point / Trade Letter

When in Rome, do as the Romans do –what’s applicable to tourists is equally applicable to an international company like METRO. Being active in 35 countries, METRO faces an array of challenges that call for individual answers.

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News from Brussels / Week 18 - 24 September 2017

News from Brussels / Week 18 - 24 September 2017

Last week, the European Commission presented a far-reaching package on cybersecurity and a renewed European industrial policy strategy. With the new industrial strategy, the Commission wants to make the EU fit for the megatrends of the future, namely digitisation and decarbonisation. Also, building on several public consultations and an intense dialogue with all relevant stakeholders, the Commission proposed an overhaul of financial supervision in the EU. Last Wednesday, Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, addressed the UN General Assembly on behalf of the EU to stress the importance of strengthening the UN as the backbone of the rules-based global order and guaranteed the EU's commitment to the Paris Agreement. On Thursday, the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between the EU and Canada entered provisionally into force and the European Commission adopted a Communication regarding fair taxation of the digital economy with the goal to ensure a coherent EU approach, which guarantees fair and effective taxation for all companies. On Friday, Theresa May proposed in her speech in Florence a post-Brexit 'implementation period' of 2 years during which the United Kingdom would pay its EU budget commitments and allow freedom of movement to continue.

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