Our experts across Europe weigh in on the key challenges and opportunities the GDPR presents for e-commerce organizations.
Cybersecurity: Can data protection regulation be an e-commerce game changer?
With 66 percent of global consumers planning on using a mobile device to make online purchases in the future, cybersecurity and data privacy risks are set to remain key challenges for e-commerce players.
Nicolas Quairel, Global Head of Technology and Digital solutions at Mazars, highlights the changes and importance of GDPR for e-commerce organisations. There are no easy fixes; compliance in most cases is non-negotiable. However, despite the unwavering necessity to comply with the GDPR, it can prove to be a business game changer for e-commerce companies.
Why GDPR is much more than a client communication issue for e-commerce?
We know that organizations are affected by many variables and that many companies rely on re-porting functions to capture the risks these variables present. But for e-commerce companies in particular, resolving data protection variables may call for an overhaul of reporting functions to accurately assess the risk of non-compliance. So how are e-commerce clients in the Netherlands re-acting? Jan Matto, Partner at Mazars Netherlands, explains in this article.
Creating a seamless link between old and new German data privacy laws
In this article, Stefan Wittjen, Senior Manager at Mazars Germany, discusses how to create a seamless link between Germany’s old data protection act and the new and more EU-aligned version, rather than having to completely overhaul systems. He also address the digital society and how e-commerce operations will have a better chance of survival if they implement GDPR as an opportunity to broaden reporting functions.