"General Data Protection Regulation (abbreviated as GDPR), full name Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data Directive 95/46 /EC (the General Data Protection Regulation) is a European Union Regulation aimed at significantly improving the protection of citizens' personal data, published in the Official Journal of the European Union on 27 April 2016. The Regulations, as approved, are in the Slovak legal environment, the regulation is also reflected in Act No. 18/2018 Coll., on the protection of personal data and on amendments to certain acts of 29 November 2017. Act 18/2018 Coll. is effective, together with GDPR, as of 25 May 2018."