What is it?
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), is a European privacy law approved by the European Commission in 2016 that will go into effect May 25th 2018.
The GDPR will replace a prior European Union (EU) privacy directive known as Directive 95/46/EC which has been the basis of European data protection law since 1995.
In a nutshell, GDPR gives EU citizens and residents control over their personal data while simplifying the regulatory environment for international business that takes place in the EU.
Why is it important?
GDPR adds some new requirements regarding how companies should protect individuals' personal data that they collect and process. It also raises the stakes for compliance by increasing enforcement and imposing greater fines for breach. Beyond these facts, it's simply the right thing to do.
Figma’s commitment to data privacy and GDPR compliance
We are working with our customers to answer any questions and address any concerns regarding how we protect their personal data. Please don’t hesitate to reach out via email@example.com with any questions.
Deleting your Figma Account
If you would like to permanently delete your Figma account, please follow these steps:
- Log in to Figma
- Click on the Menu in the top left corner
- Select Account Settings
- Scroll to the Account section at the bottom
- Click Delete Account
- Complete the on-screen prompts
Check out our Delete your Figma account article for more information.