Frequently Asked Questions and Answers from Termly’s Legal Experts

Does GDPR apply to EU citizens in the US?

No, the GDPR does not apply to EU citizens in the US. The location of the data subject, rather than their citizenship, determines whether GDPR applies. EU citizens traveling to or living in the US are not protected by the GDPR.

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The GDPR only protects data subjects in the European Economic Area.

GDPR’s extraterritorial scope means that businesses must comply with the GDPR in the US as long as they collect personal data from European Economic Area (EEA) residents.

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