Right to be forgotten: all on the same road!

By | Sunday September 10th, 2017

During this summer the Italian Privacy Autority had posted in Newsletter n. 431 of 8.8.2017 a summary of a Provision n. 277 del 15.6.2017 that was based on the fact of how, under the right to be forgotten, time is not the only factor to be taken into account for the existence of same.

From the text of the Italian Autority emerges, in a nutshell, that: “… time is without doubt the most important element to assess the acceptance of a request to be forgotten but in the present case must be assessed also the parameter of the role of the subject applicant within public life.

Therefore, by matching these two items the Itallian Autority comes to the pronunciation of this case-to which reference is made – then say afterward perfectly in line with the international jurisprudence, among the others Google Spain with the national Jurisprudence  e.g. Tribunale, Roma, sez. I, sentenza 03/12/2015 n° 23771 and with guide linees WP 29.

But is very important that the measure is compliant with the EU Regulation 2016/679 cf. Article 17 which will be implemented only from may 2018!

Then, by such measures, you see how WP, law, the Privacy Authority, case-law and EU Regulation are moving in the same direction … a not so obvious way!

Laura Marretta

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Avv. Laura Marretta Dopo aver conseguito la Maturità Classica presso l’Istituto Marcelline di Milano e la Laurea in Giurisprudenza presso l’Univeristà Cattolica del Sacro Cuore diventa Avvocato del Foro di Milano ed è Partner dello Studio Legale Internazionale Romolotti Marretta dal 2006. Svolge la propria attività professionale con particolare riferimento ai settori della Privacy e Data Security, Tutela del Segreto Industriale, Diritto della Moda, Energy, e Sistemi di Organizzazione Aziendale (normative UNI CEI ed ISO) nonché in ambito di Certificazioni e Marcatura CE. Svolge il ruolo di Responsabile Privacy presso enti associativi di rilevanza nazionale nonché per conto di società del settore industriale e dei servizi. E’ relatrice presso corsi e convegni sul territorio nazionale, con specifico riferimento ai settori della privacy e della video security. Collabora in pubblicazioni nazionali ed internazionali (www.romolottimarretta.com/pubblicazioni.html) tra le quali numerose edizioni annuali di Doing Business edito dalla World Bank Maturità Classica at Istituto Marcelline of Milan, Graduated in Law at Univeristà Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Attorney at Law of the Milan Bar, is a Partner of Romolotti Marretta International Law Firm since 2006. Her professional activity is focused on Privacy and Data Security, Trade Secret Protection, Fashion Law, Energy Law, Enterprise Organization (UNI CEI and ISO standards), Certification and CE mark. She is Privacy Officer in associations at national level and companies of the industrial and services areas. Speaker at seminars and conferences with specific reference to privacy and videosecurity law, she is a contributor in national and international publications, included several editions of Doing Business edited by World Bank (www.romolottimarretta.com/lang2/publications.html)

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