Update Your Privacy Policy The European Economic Area adopted the GDPR

For those of you seeking GDPR compliant Privacy Notices and Privacy Policies, you may want to update them from merely encompassing the European Union to the European Economic Area, which includes the 28 countries of the European Union (the “EU”): Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Republic of Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom PLUS the EFTA Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway because the GDPR was adopted by, and enforceable in, the EEA on July 20th, 2018.

Switzerland is not a member of the EEA.

The United Kingdom is expected to continue to be a member of the EEA into 2019.