About the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a new EU privacy legislation that will replace the 95/46/EC Directive on Data Protection of 24 October 1995.

Learn more about Google's commitment to GDPR here.

GDPR settings in Data Studio

If you're subject to GDPR, you must complete all required fields within Data Studio > User Settings > Account & Privacy to comply with GDPR. Each user within a company that is subject to GDPR must complete the required GDPR fields within Data Studio.

GDPR Eligibility

In order to accept the Data Processing Amendment, Data Studio users must first indicate whether they are eligible to accept the terms.

Select 'Yes,' to accept the terms and provide company contact details as required under GDPR.

Select 'No,' to state that you are not subject to GDPR. If you select 'No,' no further action is required.

Company Name

If you are entering into the Data Processing Amendment on behalf of your company, you must provide a company name. Once you've saved the name, it can't be modified.

Contact details

If you are subject to GDPR, you are required to provide a primary contact within Data Studio. You can optionally provide contact details for an European Economic Area (EEA) Representative and / or Data Protection Officer. You can provide a single contact to fill all three roles or three distinct contacts.

Primary Contact Mandatory
Customer Contact Name Yes
Customer Email Yes
Customer Address Yes
European Economic Area (EEA) Representative  
Full Name of the EEA Representative No
Address of the EEA Representative No
Phone Number of the EEA Representative No
Email address of the EEA Representative No
Data Protection Officer  
Full Name of the Data Protection Officer No
Address of the Data Protection Officer No
Phone Number of the Data Protection Officer No
Email address of the Data Protection Officer No

Data Processing Amendment

You can enter into the Data Processing Amendment terms now via an opt in process by editing your User Settings. The updated terms will take effect on 25 May 2018, when the GDPR comes into force. Learn more about the Data Processing Amendment.

Was this article helpful?
How can we improve it?