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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

New data privacy regulations in the European Union (EU) will effect the work of companies and organizations around the world — including Georgia Tech.

The European Union General Data Protection Regulations (EU GDPR) become enforceable Friday, May 25. The chief focus of these regulations is to protect the collection, use, and transmission of personal data of people while they are physically within the EU.

1194.22(m).1

The 1194.22(m).1 section relates to applet, plugin, or application boilerplate text present before file uploads of specific types. 

This includes content such as Adobe PDFs, Microsoft PowerPoint, etc.

Footer Link

Websites can meet this requirement by placing a link in the footer of the page linking to a single page highlighting the accessible readers for files on the website.

Accessibility Compliance Tips

This page details tips and best practices for specified accessibility standards for usage on our webpages across campus. 

Please note that you should always check to make sure your content is applicable to the specified changes before incorporating changes below. Don't hesitate to ask a web developer if you have any questions about a remediation effort or an accessibility issue on a website.

A Guide to Domain Names

Every website needs a domain name to identify it (e.g. www.gatech.edu), but not all domain names are equal.  The following attempts to demystify domain names and help you select the best name for your new website.

Georgia Tech Domain Names

Georgia tech owns the entire *.gatech.edu domain space, and so you can request names within this space at no charge to your unit.  However, there are differences in names, and new rules coming into effect that you need to consider.