How GDPR changes privacy rules. GDPR requires that insurance companies ensure appropriate security when collecting, processing and storing private data. (Photo: Shutterstock)

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is catching many organizations off guard. GDPR, which gives European Union citizens extended rights over how companies handle their personal online information and levies big fines for those that don't comply, became law in May. Insurers aren't immune to the law, which was brilliantly revealed in Lisa Loftis's "Think GDPR doesn't apply to you? Don't be so sure."

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