European Union's new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

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It would have been impossible to avoid the over-abundance of press coverage, community discussion and wild speculation that has surrounded the impending deadline for compliance with the European Union's new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which comes into force on May 25th 2018.

Any organisation that handles visitors or customers from inside the EU is required to adhere to the GDPR, which aims to protect the personal data of EU residents, with the threat of penalties for non-compliance.

In order to be compliant, the following will be implemented on the Bonsai Nut web site:
  • All users will need to acknowledge and agree to our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy. We will be sending out an email shortly highlighting changes and asking people to accept the terms as a condition of membership on the site.
  • We will have more explicit message about cookies being required for site operation, and members will need to explicitly acknowledge their use.
  • The...