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Considerations for operationalizing data-subject rights under GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation provides individuals with a variety of rights to enforce against organizations that are processing their personal data. These rights allow individuals to have control over, and place limits on, the collection, use and disclosure of their data.

Source: Considerations for operationalizing data-subject rights under GDPR

Luxembourg GDPR implementation bill sent to parliament

On 12 September 2017, a highly awaited bill implementing and complementing the EU General Data Protection Regulation or GDPR (Regulation No 2016/679) was submitted to the Luxembourg Parliament.

Source: Luxembourg legislative proposal implementing and complementing the GDPR | European American Chamber of Commerce New York [EACCNY] | Your Partner for Transatlantic Business Resources

The GDPR’s likely impact on Asian organizations

While the EU General Data Protection Regulation’s extra-territorial reach is generally well known by this point, there is still a tendency outside of Europe for organizations to express some skepticism: Will European regulators really enforce the law outside of their jurisdictions?

Source: The GDPR’s likely impact on Asian organizations

They say privacy’s hiring … But who?

Anyone who’s been paying attention to the privacy and data protection landscape knows this if they know anything at all: The General Data Protection Regulation is looming and firms are scrambling to prepare, staffing up the privacy office and appointing a data protection officer, depending on their stage of preparedness.

Source: They say privacy’s hiring … But who?

CNIL Updates Privacy Seals on Governance Procedures and Training Programs to Comply with GDPR

On September 20, 2017, the French Data Protection Authority (CNIL) announced that it has updated two standards on privacy seals in order to take into account the requirements of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”).

Source: CNIL Updates Privacy Seals on Governance Procedures and Training Programs to Comply with GDPR

How the GDPR will disrupt Google and Facebook

Google and Facebook will be unable to use the personal data they hold for advertising purposes without user permission. This is an acute challenge because, contrary to what some commentators have assumed, they cannot use a “service-wide” opt-in for everything. Nor can they deny access to their services to users who refuse to opt-in to tracking. Some parts of their businesses are likely to be disrupted more than others.

Source: How the GDPR will disrupt Google and Facebook | PageFair

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