General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) standardizes data protection law across the European Union (EU) and imposes strict new rules on controlling and processing personally identifiable information (PII). The GDPR replaces the 1995 EU Data Protection Directive effective May 25, 2018.

GDPR applies to all organizations holding and processing EU residents’ personal data, regardless of geographic location. Likewise, organizations offering goods or services to EU residents must comply with GDPR requirements. The GDPR provides EU residents with several new rights, including the right to be informed about collection of their data, the right to restrict processing of their data and the right to have their data erased.

As a global supply chain solutions provider, AIT Worldwide Logistics invests heavily in data security and related processes to meet requirements around the world. Our specialized team members have been trained to high standards including the CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) designation. AIT has a variety of data security policies and safeguards in place which include measures that address GDPR considerations in addition to many other global standards.

AIT will continue to keep our customers, teammates, partners and community members informed about any future data privacy and security updates.

Should you have other questions or concerns, please call us at 800-669-4248 or send an email to dataprivacyoffice@aitworldwide.com

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