Category Archives: Legal framework

WILL THE CONSENT COLLECTED BEFORE THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF GDPR STILL BE VALID?

The “Guide on the Application of the European Personal Data Protection Regulation” published by the Italian DPA states, in the “Recommendations” at the foot of the consensus form, that: “The consent obtained before May 25, 2018 remains valid if it has all of the above characteristics. Otherwise, it is appropriate to work before that date… Read More »

Guidelines DPIA … for whom / for what ??

On 4.4.2017 the WP has adopted the “Guidelines on Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA) and determining whether processing is “likely to result in a high risk” for the purposes of Regulation 2016/679” the question is  why, for whom and for what. The answer is inside the document and is not a secondary matter because if… Read More »

ePrivacy Regulation Proposal and GDPR

The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) has published an Opinion on the Proposal for a Regulation on Privacy and Electronic Communications (ePrivacy Regulation), which will complement the GDPR within the European Data Protection Framework. Buttarelli appreciates several positive aspects of the Proposal and also the fact that the legislator has adopted some of its previous… Read More »

The new European Regulation gives greater value and facilitation to scientific research.

The Directive 95/46/EC deal with the argument in the following terms: The processing of personal data for scientific research purposes is not considered incompatible with other processing (art. 6) For scientific use, personal data may be stored for longer periods (art. 6) The provision of information to the data subject may not be given when… Read More »