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Below is a rundown of some of the major regulations regarding digital communications. Plus, you’ll get a timeline of when they were enacted.

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Timeline of Email Regulations infographic

Data Protection Directive -December 13, 1995 (EU)

Directive 2002/58 on Privacy and Electronic Communications – July 31, 2002 (EU)

Spam Act of 2003 – December 12, 2003 (Australia)

CAN-SPAM Act – December 22, 2003 (US)

Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation – July 1, 2014 (Canada)

Adoption of General Data Protection Regulation – April 8-14, 2016 (EU)

Application of General Data Protection Regulation – May 25, 2018 (EU)

Wrap up

The great news is, email marketing becomes even more powerful with greater transparency. It allows you to be up front and honest, building stronger relationships with your customers.

Want to know more about these regulations? Check out our blog post.

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