fbpx

Download free GDPR compliance checklist!

Tag Archives for " one stop shop "

Facebook, Belgian Data-Protection Watchdog Face Off at EU High Court

The European Union faced some tough questions as it defended Facebook at the EU high court Monday, in a case over which country’s data-protection agency can go after the social media giant.

The Court of Justice of the European Union heard arguments Monday on whether Belgium can go after social media giant Facebook for data privacy violations. The Belgian Data Protection Authority wants Facebook to stop tracking Belgians via cookies, but both the EU and Facebook argued the agency doesn’t have the right to do so.

Source: Facebook, Belgian Data-Protection Watchdog Face Off at EU High Court

Data Commissioner assessing TikTok plans to establish data centre in Ireland

The popular short-video app plans to open its first European data centre in Ireland by 2022, following moves by other big tech companies in recent years.

TikTok must be assessed to see if the company meets the criteria needed to avail of the same One Stop Shop (OSS) data processing mechanism currently given to other tech giants such as Facebook.

Source: Data Commissioner assessing TikTok plans to establish data centre in Ireland

GDPR fines ‘likely to end up before Europe’s highest court’

Fines levied on multinationals and other organisations under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) are likely to end up before Europe’s highest court as they seek to resolve “ambiguities” in the law, Google’s chief privacy officer has indicated.

“We fully expect that there will be ongoing engagement with regulators and, in some instances, there will be issues that are taken to court, probably all the way up to the highest court in Europe to resolve these latent ambiguities within the GDPR as the law evolves.”

Source: GDPR fines ‘likely to end up before Europe’s highest court’

What happened to the one-stop shop?

At the time of the adoption of the EU General Data Protection Regulation, the European Commission touted as the benefit for companies that the GDPR would bring a one-stop-shop enforcement mechanism, whereby in respect of controllers or processors with more establishments in the EU, the supervisory authority of the “main establishment” of such controller or processor in the EU will serve as the “lead SA” in respect of its “cross-border processing” activities.

In the first landmark enforcement decision under the GDPR, the CNIL fined Google 50 million euros, despite the fact that the complaints concerned cross-border processing in the EU, which calls for one-stop shop enforcement.

Full article: What happened to the one-stop shop?

Spain: Guide on cyber incidents establishes a “one-stop notification system”

The Government of Spain announced, on 23 January 2019, that it had issued a guide on the notification and management of cyber incidents (‘the Guide’), according to the requirements of Royal Decree-Law 12/2018, of September 7, on the Security of Network and Information Systems.

In particular, the Guide creates a framework for the notification of incidents relating to the security of network and information systems by operators of essential services based on a series of impact criteria, as well as a management scheme on the same.

Source: Spain: Guide on cyber incidents establishes a “one-stop notification system”

Google escapes Irish data privacy investigation over tracking scandal

Ireland’s data protection commissioner is not currently investigating Google’s data-tracking controversy as the tech giant has not yet officially incorporated its data protection reside. While Google indicated that Ireland was to be its ‘one stop shop’ data protection jurisdiction in the wake of the EU’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) law, it has not yet finalised this registration process with the Irish DPC’s office.

Source: Google escapes Irish data privacy investigation over tracking scandal – Independent.ie

>