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.
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.
Bon Appétit: “Should customers always get what they want?”
METRO event on Responsible Supply Chains in Brussels 22/01/2018
On 22nd January, METRO’s EU Affairs Team hosted a lunch discussion in “Senza Parole” in Brussels, one of our MCC Belgium customers.
"There is so far no proof whatsoever that unfair trading practices constitute a widespread problem across national borders"
HDE and five German CEOs appealing to EU Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan
On December 12, 2017 the president of the German Trade association HDE and the CEOs of five retailers and wholesaler in Germany EDEKA, Kaufland, LIDL, METRO AG, REWE Group wrote a joint letter to EU Commissioner Phil Hogan, emphasizing that neither regulation acting only at producer level nor regulation of business relations between all stages of the supply chain would improve the position of farmers.
METRO study highlights entrepreneurial gap for independent businesses
One of METRO’s core missions is to stay close to its independent business customers and to support them with their work, specific needs and challenges. On the occasion of the 2nd Own Business Day, METRO has commissioned an international study focusing on key aspects of entrepreneurship.
Trade barriers in the Single Market
Study suggests companies face discriminatory measures in Single Market
In an EU-wide survey of the Centre for European Policy (cep) commissioned by METRO AG 59% of companies feel affected by discriminatory restrictions to their business in the Single Market.