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Data Classification in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was adopted in the EU in 2016, replacing an outdated Data Protection Directive that was adopted back in 1995. The law requires organizations to safeguard data within systems and if organizations are found to be out of compliance there is the potential for some fines. GDPR compliance is not optional so it's no question why Microsoft has included the ability to setup Data Classifications within Dynamics 365 Business Central.  There are many great resources on the internet for organizations to review information about GDPR but one of the best that I could find was .  Lets get into how to classify information within Business Central now.  Data Classification Assisted Setup Guide If you are conducting business within the EU the system is going to know that based on the information in the master records. I received the message below in my environment letting me know that I had records associated with EU. The message read: It looks lik