(18) This Regulation does not apply to the processing of personal data by a natural person in the course of a purely personal or household activity and thus with no connection to a professional or commercial activity.
Personal or household activities could include correspondence and the holding of addresses, or social networking and online activity undertaken within the context of such activities.
However, this Regulation applies to controllers or processors which provide the means for processing personal data for such personal or household activities.
The DPO Centre is a leading provider of Outsourced Data Protection Officer, EU Representation and Consultancy services. If your organisation needs advice about any aspect of Data Protection or Privacy, then please