In April 2016, after a 4 year consultation process, the final text of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was confirmed. You can read the full regulation document on the Europa website.
A summary of the document, in simplier English, can be found on the ICO website.
Article 4 defines "personal data" as:
"'personal data’ means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (‘data subject’); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person;”
It's worth reading the regulation fully, however the main highlights can be found below:
The majority of these tasks aren't complicated to implement, however you'll need to ensure you comply to avoid a possible fine. Contact Hand Coded Studio for assistance with these tasks.