Portuguese Data Protection Authority (CNPD) issued a decision ordering the suspension, within 12 hours, of any transfer of personal data resulting from the Census 2021 to the US, or to other third countries outside the EU not ensuring an adequate level of protection for the data
Facebook filed a lawsuit in Portugal against browser extension maker Oink and Stuff.
On 14 June 2019 Assembly of the Portugal had approved law implementing the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The Draft Law has been sent to the President of Portugal for final approval and will come into force the day following its publication in the Official Gazette of Portugal.
On July 17, 2018, the Portuguese Supervisory Authority (“CNPD”) imposed a fine of 400.000 € on a hospital for infringement of the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”). The CNPD carried out an investigation at the hospital which revealed that the hospital’s staff, psychologists, dietitians and other professionals had access to patient data through […]
The Government introduced, on 26 March 2018, law proposal no. 120/XIII for the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (‘GDPR’) (‘the Draft Law’). The Draft Law includes provisions on the functioning and competences of the Portuguese data protection authority , data protection officers, employee personal data processing, terms for data retention, special categories of […]
A new chapter is expected to soon be written in the long battle between lawmakers and the Constitutional Court in Portugal, regarding the intelligence services’ access to data retention. In January 2018, 35 Members of the Parliament (MP) from three parties officially requested the Constitutional Court to provide a rule on the constitutionality of the […]