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Finally, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679, “GDPR”) is coming. Following a long lasting process of negotiations, two months ago the European legislator proposed the new privacy framework for Europe – and anyone doing business in Europe. So, how much time is left for your business to comply with the new rules? Maybe less than you think: T ...
Data breach: What to do if it has happened? There have been major data breaches in the last few years, concerning hundred of million individuals whose personal information have been disclosed to criminals. You may think of Home Depot or Sony, but the probably most popular data breach happened to governmental systems, and the information involved have led to a transatlantic earthquake.
Art. 29 WP Work Programme 2016-2018 published The Art. 29 Working Party has recently published their Work Programme (WP 235) for the next three years. Not a surprise, the WP 235 deals in first place with the upcoming GDPR and how data controller and data processo ...
Data breach: How to prepare While personal information and likely sensitive data have become a common asset of nearly any business, data security is not that hot topic on the IT roadmap. Even global players in e-commerce have failed in the past to secure their data against 3rd party access. Several jurisdictions have specific regulations dealing with prevention of and proce ...
Guidelines of the German DPAs: Use of internet and email at the workplace One of the most disputed matters in German employee privacy law is related to the use of internet and email services by employees. In particular was unclear if surveillance of employees in this respect would potentially lead to a personal criminal liability of the person who conducted the surveillance activities.