Tag Archives: EU DP Regulation

DP and #GDPR after #Brexit

For the last six months, Data Protection experts, novices and agnostics have talked of little else but the General Data Protection Regulation, the new version of Data Protection law that will hold sway consistently across the 28 members of the … Continue reading

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Nationwide breaches of DPA

To leave or to remain. What a difficult question and the citizens of the UK are wrestling daily with this issue under an intense barrage of claim and counter claim. But sneaking under the radar are hundreds of breaches of … Continue reading

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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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