Germany is first EU Country to enact new Data Protection Act to align with the GDPR

On 5 July 2017, almost a year before the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will be applied, the new German Federal Data Protection Act (‘Bundesdatenschutzgesetz’) passed the final stage of the legislative process, the so-called German Data Protection Amendment Act. It has been countersigned by the German Federal President and published in the Federal Law Gazette.

Source: Germany is the first EU Member State to enact new Data Protection Act to align with the GDPR

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