So let’s be clear. Consent is one way to comply with the GDPR, but it’s not the only way.
Hunton Privacy Team Publishes Several Chapters in International Comparative Legal Guide to Data Protection
Recently, the fourth edition of the book, The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Data Protection 2017, was published by the Global Legal Group. Hunton & Williams’ Global Privacy and Cybersecurity lawyers prepared several chapters in the guide, including the opening chapter on “All Change for Data Protection: The European Data Protection Regulation,” co-authored by London partner Bridget Treacy and associate Anita Bapat.
Amid the noise about the introduction of data privacy reforms under Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation, the GDPR, less attention has been paid to the Network and Information Systems Directive . The NIS Directive calls on EU member states to introduce cyber-security requirements for “Operators of Essential Services” (OESs), with a less stringent set of obligations for certain groups of “Digital Services Providers” (DSPs).
Ireland’s Data Protection Commissioner published guidance on appropriate qualifications for a Data Protection Officers (DPOs) under General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
The latest fine issued by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) against TalkTalk should be seen as a warning to businesses of all sizes to keep their IT systems up to date, an expert has said.
In June of this year, I started an internship at the IAPP as the University of Maine School of Law’s inaugural Privacy Fellow. My goal was to spend the summer helping the IAPP’s Data Protection Officer, Rita Heimes, CIPP/US, CIPM, work toward IAPP compliance with the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (effective May 2018).
Source: The GDPR in 20 Minutes
The Privacy Commission has opposed a change in the legislation on the automated handling of personal data collected through Belgian passport applications.
EDPS publishes Opinion on the proposal for a Regulation establishing a single digital gateway and the ‘once-only’ principle
The successful implementation of an EU-wide once-only principle to enable the lawful exchange of data across EU borders depends on ensuring that the relevant data protection principles are respected, the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) said today, as he published his Opinion on the Commission’s proposal for a Regulation establishing a single digital gateway and the once-only principle.
Legal analysis of opinion of Court of Justice of European Union (CJEU) regarding agreement between Canada and the European Union on the transfer and processing of Passenger Name Record data.
From search and Gmail to AdWords, AdSense, DoubleClick and Analytics, Google says it will comply with the General Data Protection Regulation across all services provided in Europe. The new privacy regulations are scheduled to take effect in 2018.