GDPR complaints are on the rise. Are you prepared?
GDPR complaints are on the rise. Are you prepared? — By Michael Toedt

Toedt, Dr. Selk & Coll. GmbH · 9 Jul

The GDPR deadline came and went without major shakeups and without the doomsday scenarios that we all were dreading. Is this all there is, or is it the calm before the storm?

GDPR – a blessing in disguise for the hotel industry!
GDPR – a blessing in disguise for the hotel industry! — By Michael Toedt

Toedt, Dr. Selk & Coll. GmbH · 27 Jun

One month ago, it went into effect: the much-discussed and dreaded GDPR. The hectic pace of the last few months has led to a flood of consent emails, the shutdown of entire systems and the loss of millions of advertising contacts. So far, however, there has been no big bang and no major legal issues. The warnings of an upcoming doomsday have not come true. But is this just the calm before the storm? Time will only tell.

The GDPR (DSGVO) Countdown is On
The GDPR (DSGVO) Countdown is On — By Michael Toedt, Robert Selk

Toedt, Dr. Selk & Coll. GmbH · 16 Feb

The GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) is about to become effective and it is time now for the hospitality industry to become aware of this topic. The GDPR is considered the big bang for data protection. The new regulation will take effect on May 25, 2018after a 2-year transition period. As of this date, all data protection regulations currently valid across the 28 countries of the European Union will be replaced by this new regulation, making the 28 different local data protection regulations disappear. With the GDPR data protection will be Europeanized.