May 25, 2018: The GDPR applies to all EU residents.
One week earlier: Moodle 3.5 is released, supporting some but not all GDPR features.
We started the chapter on Moodle privacy with those two events in May 2018. Now that you have read through the chapter and hopefully realized the complexity of ensuring the compliance of all IT systems, can you imagine the hectic week all stakeholders had to configure Moodle systems? For those old enough to remember, dealing with the Y2K bug was peanuts compared to complying with GDPR.
This chapter introduced some legal background on the GDPR. We then designated a privacy officer by setting up a dedicated role and activating the Privacy Officer functionality.
Next, you learned all you need to know to manage policies. We configurated Moodle’s policy handler before creating and updating versioned policies. We then monitored user agreements and dealt with minors in your Moodle system.
Then, we configured your data registry...