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Regulating for Results: Strategies and Priorities for Leadership and Engagement

On September 25, 2017, the Centre for Information Policy Leadership (“CIPL”) at Hunton & Williams LLP issued a discussion paper on Regulating for Results: Strategies and Priorities for Leadership and Engagement.

Source: CIPL Issues Discussion Paper on Regulating for Results: Strategies and Priorities for Leadership and Engagement

CNIL Launches Public Consultation on Transparency and International Data Transfers under the GDPR

On September 19, 2017, the French Data Protection Authority (“CNIL”) launched an online public consultation on two topics identified by the Article 29 Working Party  in its 2017 action plan for the implementation of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”).

Source: CNIL Launches Public Consultation on Transparency and International Data Transfers under the GDPR

The Spanish DPA confirms compliance of Google Cloud commitments for international data flows

Google is pleased to announce that the Spanish Data Protection Agency (“Agencia Española de Protección de Datos” or “AEPD”) has issued a decision confirming that the guarantees established by the contractual commitments provided by Google for the international transfers of data to U.S. connected to its G Suite and Google Cloud Platform (GCP) services are adequate. Therefore, the international transfers to U.S. under such contractual commitments are deemed authorized by the AEPD provided the conditions established by the AEPD’s decision are met.

Source: The Spanish Data Protection Authority (AEPD) confirms compliance of Google Cloud commitments for international data flows

GDPR: setting the record straight on data breach reporting

Misleading press stories have claimed that all breaches will need to be reported to the Information Commissioner’s Office and customers alike; others say all details of the breach need to be known straight away and some say there’ll be huge fines for failing to report.

Source: GDPR – setting the record straight on data breach reporting | ICO Blog

Spanish DPA’s decision fining Facebook “first to go into detail of massive scale processing”

14 September 2017 The Spanish data protection authority (‘AEPD’) announced, on 11 September 2017, that it had issued a decision in which it fined Facebook, Inc. €1.2 million for serious violations of the Organic Law 15/1999 of 13 December on the Protection of Personal Data (‘the Law’) (‘the Decision’).

Source: Spain: AEPD’s decision fining Facebook “first to go into detail of massive scale processing”

Is your customers’ data protected from your employees?

Access by employees to customers’ data has to be subject to stringent privacy restrictions and limitations according to a decision of the Italian data protection authority. The decision of the Italian data protection authority An individual had complained to the Italian privacy authority about the breach of his privacy rights due to the illegal access to his bank account transactions.

Source: ITALY: Is your customers’ data protected from your employees?

Businesses can obtain a ‘competitive advantage’ if they ‘get data protection right’

Businesses can obtain a “competitive advantage” if they “get data protection right”, a senior official at the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has said.

Source: Businesses can obtain a ‘competitive advantage’ if they ‘get data protection right’, says watchdog

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