The UK’s data protection enforcement body, the ICO, has published an article on “Sleigh-ing the Christmas GDPR myths”. As they say, the last thing they want is Santa to be reported to the IC-Ho-Ho-Ho!
So the article sets the record straight on some pretty crazy “rules” that have been blamed on GDPR, such as:
To be a bit ‘bah humbug’ about it, the only one to watch out for is the last one, if you’re sending corporate Christmas cards; that would count as direct marketing, so make sure the recipient has not requested no marketing.
Full ICO article can be found at https://ico.org.uk/about-the-ico/news-and-events/news-and-blogs/2018/12/sleigh-ing-the-christmas-gdpr-myths/