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Why DPOs should understand EU Copyright Law

DPOs are responsible for other EU data protection laws besides just the General Data Protection Regulation, including at least parts of the ePrivacy Directive. The question is: Should DPOs also be required to have knowledge of other laws?

Three scenarios where DPOs should be aware of EU copyright law have been discussed: where personal data and copyrighted materials have been intermixed and cannot easily be separated to respond to the exercise of data subject rights, where personal data is used within a database that could become protected by an organization who is not the data controller, and for obligations related to GDPR under the proposed amended revision to the Copyrights Directive.

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