What is the GDPR? The GDPR is a European Union (EU) regulation that has been designed to protect the data and privacy of EU residents. It strengthens and replaces existing data protection acts/directives and becomes enforceable from 25th May 2018. The primary aim is to give control to EU residents over their personal data and unify regulation within the EU. All registered users on the forum is asked to re-accept terms and privacy policies. All visitors recieves a question and information about cookies.