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Let the Fun Begin! New EU Data General Protection Regulation #GDPR is Adopted

After four years of negotiation, the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has today been formally adopted by the European Parliament. The Regulation will soon be available in all the official EU languages. The Regulation will take effect twenty … Continue reading

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Data Breach Notification and the New EU Data Protection Regulation

  The new EU General Data Protection Regulation contains an obligation on Data Controllers to notify supervisory authorities of personal data breaches. In some cases this extends to the Data Subjects as well. Article 4 of the Regulation defines a … Continue reading

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New EU Data Protection Regulation. Are you ready for the biggest change to data protection in 20 years?

The text of the new EU Data Protection Regulation has now been finalised. But we’re not quite at the finish line yet. You can even choose whether you think the finish line is when the Regulation gets its rubber-stamped approval … Continue reading

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The New EU Data Protection Regulation: Key Points

The future of Data Protection throughout the EU has now been decided. The text of the new EU Data Protection Regulation has been finalised. This will be formally adopted by the European Parliament and Council at the beginning of 2016. … Continue reading

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Permission Impossible? Consent and the new EU Data Protection Regulation

By Scott Sammons I recently took part in an ‘Information Awareness’ week for a local council. This was an event for council staff involving various training sessions revolving around a certain theme. Last year the sessions were on the theme … Continue reading

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The ‘Big Regulation’: big progress or big elephant? @privacyminion on the draft EU DP Regulation

So time has gone on a little bit and we are now 3 years down the line from when the European Commission released its proposed revised Data Protection framework on January 25th 2012. Some may say that progress has been … Continue reading

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The new EU Data Protection Regulation; Shoulda, Woulda, Coulda?

On the 13th March 2014 the European Union (EU) Parliament voted with an overwhelming majority to approve a new Data Protection Regulation within the EU. Voting on the initial text that was put forward by the Commission, and not the … Continue reading

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Proposed EU Data Protection Regulation and Research

David Erdos believes a bid to tighten European data protection will have a chilling impact on social science and humanities research.  He writes: Even with the advent of Web 2.0, data protection law is still often seen as technical and … Continue reading

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Re Use Re Loaded – New Public Sector Information Regulations In Force

On 18th July 2015 the new Re-use of Public Sector Information Regulations 2015 (ROPSI) came into force, replacing the 2005 version. They contain some important changes to the UK public sector information re use regime. The new Regulations implement Directive … Continue reading

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ICO 2013 Conference Review

Roger Bescoby reviews the recent ICO conference… I was on my travels last week and on Tuesday (5th May 2013) found myself at the ICO Data Protection Officers’ Conference  in Manchester. Over 800 people present and about 300 ‘waiting outside … Continue reading

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