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Belgian DPA publishes recommendation on GDPR record keeping obligation

Belgian Data Protection Authority has published a recommendation on the records of processing activities. It aims to assist controllers and processors in putting in place the records of processing activities as required by article 30 of the GDPR.

Source: Belgian DPA publishes recommendation on GDPR record keeping obligation – Privacy, Security and Information Law Fieldfisher

Belgian DPA publishes recommendation on GDPR record keeping obligation

End of last week, the Belgian Data Protection Authority published a recommendation on the records of processing activities. The full text of the Recommendation is available in French and Dutch on the website of the Privacy Commission.

Source: Belgian DPA publishes recommendation on GDPR record keeping obligation

WP29 releases extensive employee-privacy guidance

In further production from the group’s June plenary session , the EU’s Article 29 Working Party, the collection of data protection authorities, released today extensive guidance relating to the privacy of employees, including a series of nine practical scenarios.

Source: WP29 releases extensive employee-privacy guidance

New NIST guidelines: security and privacy recommendations

NIST has published new guidelines relating to security and privacy (I noted recent NIST’s involvement in privacy engineering here ). As many of their documents, new guidelines will be influential for security and privacy engineering.

Source: New NIST guidelines: security and privacy recommendations

UK ICO Revises Subject Access Guidance Following Court Rulings

On June 20, 2017, the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) published an updated version of its Code of Practice on Subject Access Requests. The updates are primarily in response to three Court of Appeal decisions from earlier this year regarding data controllers’ obligations to respond to subject access requests.

Source: UK ICO Revises Subject Access Guidance Following Court Rulings

Germany Issues Ethics Report on Automated and Connected Cars

On June 20, 2017, the German Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure issued a report on the ethics of Automated and Connected Cars. The Report was developed by a multidisciplinary Ethics Commission established in September 2016 for the purpose of developing essential ethical guidelines for the use of automated and connected cars.

Source: Germany Issues Ethics Report on Automated and Connected Cars : : Privacy & Information Security Law Blog

WP29 on financial data transfers, guidance schedule

The Article 29 Working Party, the collected data protection authorities in the EU, released more information today regarding work completed in its recent June plenary session. It includes extensive new information on records transferred to non-adequate third countries’ financial authorities and details on when to expect further guidance on GDPR implementation.

Source: WP29 on financial data transfers, guidance schedule

Belgian DPA Issues Recommendation on DPO Appointment under GDPR

Recently, the Belgian Privacy Commission (the “Belgian DPA”) released a Recommendation (in French and Dutch) regarding the requirement to appoint a data protection officer (“DPO”) under the EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”).

The Recommendation aims to provide guidance in response to the many questions that the Belgian DPA has received so far regarding the DPO function, in particular regarding the compatibility of the DPO function with other existing functions within a company (e.g., security officer, compliance officer, risk manager, human resources director, IT director).

Source: Belgian DPA Issues Recommendation on DPO Appointment under GDPR : : Privacy & Information Security Law Blog

Fieldfisher Publishes its GDPR App

On June 06, 2017, European law firm Fieldfisher launched mobile app: “A Complete Guide to the GDPR”. The app provides complete guide to Europe’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Unfortunatelly, at the moment app is available only for iOS.

Source: Get ready for regulation – Download the Fieldfisher GDPR App – Fieldfisher

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