Mondaq Europe: Privacy
Ropes & Gray LLP
WhatsApp has recently faced scrutiny by regulators about data processing consents it purported to obtain from users.
Wolf Theiss
On March 14, 2018 the Romanian law for implementing measures on EU Regulation no. 2016/679 on the protection of individual rights with regard to the processing of personal data ...
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
The Winter 2018 edition of the quarterly IT & Data Protection Newsletter by Reed Smith Germany has just been released.
Carey Olsen
The UK Privy Council has given its approval to Guernsey's new Data Protection Law.
Arthur Cox
The GDPR provides six lawful bases under which an organisation may process personal data. It defines the bases on which data may be processed in new ways and explicitly identifies the rights...
Arthur Cox
All businesses who employ individuals process the personal data of those employees ("data subjects").
Arthur Cox
All businesses who employ individuals process the personal data of those employees ("data subjects").
The Data Protection Commissioner ("DPC") has published her Annual Report for 2017 (the "Report"). The Report reviews the DPC's activity in 2017 and sets out her priorities for 2018.
Whitney Moore
The introduction of a formal role of Data Protection Officer ("DPO") is one of the features of the General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR").
Baker Tilly Hughes Blake
Firstly, your privacy and reputation is at stake, intruders may gain access to your email, bank account, and other sensitive information, additionally your identity may be stolen
Whitney Moore
E-receipts are becoming more common but what are you actually agreeing to when you hand over your email address?
Hayes Solicitors
The Article 29 Working Party (WP29), the representative group of data protection authorities across the EU, has issued guidance on the principle of transparency ...
Maples and Calder
In a recent decision, the Irish High Court held that a court may order a person to make discovery of personal information that he or she has a right to obtain from a third party on foot of a data access...
Wenger Plattner
Extensive efforts are currently underway to bring data protection law in line with rapid technological developments.
ELIG, Attorneys-at-Law
The Working Party on the Protection of Individuals with regard to the Processing of Personal Data ("Working Party") updated their opinion on consent under the General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR"), which developed the concept of consent by providing further clarification and specification regarding the requirements and obligations for obtaining and demonstrating valid consent.
Wright Hassall LLP
With much of the business world focused on complying with the stricter rules on protecting personal data under the imminent GDPR, the revelation that the Information Commissioner's Office...
Kemp Little LLP
The Article 29 Working Party issued on 3 October 2017 its draft "Guidelines on Automated individual decision-making and Profiling"1 under the GDPR.
Gowling WLG
The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect on 25 May 2018, and it will see the implementation of tighter controls on the collection, processing, storage and making available of personal data.
Mishcon de Reya
Employers must of course be alive to potential liability for their own acts.
Ropes & Gray LLP
The UK Government has published a Technical note: Other Separation Issues reiterating "the joint UK and EU desire to establish a deep and special future partnership" and confirming the UK's position on technical issues ...
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The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on 25 May 2018 and will introduce the greatest changes to data protection legislation in over 30 years.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
The GDPR is just around the corner and will be effective in less than three months – on 25 May 2018.
Ropes & Gray LLP
Although the GDPR does not include a requirement for data controllers to notify national regulators, the draft Data Protection (Charges and Information) Regulations 2018 currently before the UK Parliament ...
Taylor Vinters
As part of the GDPR 12 month countdown series, the Taylor Vinters HR GDPR team consider Employee Privacy Notices, and explain why all employers must give thought to constructing meaningful documentation in advance of 25th May 2018.
Clyde & Co
Deliberate or negligent acts of employees are a common source of data breaches globally.
Havel & Partners s.r.o.
In October this year, another interesting decision relating to data protection was issued in response to the constant evolution of modern communication technologies, dealing specifically with the definition ...
Arthur Cox
Of the various data subject rights under the General Data Protection Regulation (‘GDPR'), the so-called right to be forgotten (‘RTBF') perhaps attracts most attention.
Proskauer Rose LLP
The European Commission ("EC") launched the EU Blockchain Observatory and Forum in order to highlight key developments of blockchain technology...
With the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) a mere 3 months away, it may (or may not) surprise you to learn that 60% of organisations were reported as being not "GDPR ready" at the start of this month.
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