Twas the Second Advent Sunday, Santa was pissed
“What can I do now, without my long list?”
He thinked and he grumbled, suddenly a smile
This the European Union won’t forget in a while
"Mrs. Claus come in here, I have a great plan
Please gather the elfs now, as fast as you can"
"And Rudolph, and Dasher and Dancer and Vixen
I need all the help I can to carry out this mission"
They all assembled quickly, in the gift factory they met
St. Nick climbed the podium, in his beard a drop of sweat
Yelling “They ruin our business, we can’t use the list
Now we’ll deliver the gifts with a twist."
Together they’d build, a cannon so huge
The world would think Santa had become Ebenezer Scrooge
To shoot presents over Europe, in random directions
No child’s wish would be granted, oh the lack of affection
Pedro would get a Barbie and Astrid a toy tractor
Even though these are gifts, none of them wished for
Santa’s name would be ruined, not easy to fix
These were the thoughts of Pepper Minstix
The stressed side of Santa, no child must know
Everyone deserves to hear his laughter go "Ho-Ho-Oh-Ho"
Pepper ran towards the podium and told him to stop
A frustrated Santa exclaimed “Bah! Humbug!”
"But St. Nick don’t you see, it’s affecting the kids?
And think about their parents, they’ll tear us to bits"
"Let’s consider this again, now what can we do?
We’ll get some milk and cookies, and think this thing through."
"Maybe we could ask somebody, but I sure don’t know who
Santa replied with joy, how about our friends at ComplyTo?"
"They’re helpful and smart, their platform is great
They are the ones who can put this thing straight."
A phone call to Kasper, executive in chief
The advice he gave Santa was of so high relief
"Be transparent about what type data you collect
GDPR is way easier than the layman expects"
"EU just wants to make sure you comply
With a law simply created to protect you and I"
"ComplyTo will guide you, that is for sure
As long as your storage of data’s secure"
"Thanks a million, Kasper, you’re such a great guidance
We’ll stop building the cannon, and put it behind us"
"Just one more question, Santa, I hope that’s okay"
"Of course, son, no problem; now what do you say?"
"You’ve data on children, from Barbados to Belgium
My question goes merely, to how you collect them?"
“The connection is weak, Kasper, I don’t know what to say
Let’s talk about it in a week on Third Advent Sunday"