The Privacy Authority has issued a general overview of the most important provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation (EU 2016/679) (GDPR). In particular, the overview gives useful information to employers on fulfilling their obligations under the GDPR. The GDPR was adopted on 24 May 2016 and will take full effect on 25 May 2018. The guidelines are available on the Privacy Authority's website, www.garanteprivacy.it.