The GDPR was born one year ago (on the 27th April, published on GUE on 4th May 2016) and many have not yet outlined an adjustment plan. There is only one year left to comply to (the deadline is established on 25th May 2018). Some data protection authority of each EU Member State have published… Read More »
As is widely known, the European Union General Data Protection Regulation, which replaces Directive 95/46/EC, will come into force in May 2018 and will bring relevant changes to all stakeholders: DPAs, individuals, controller and processor organizations. In order to help organizations understand the key operational impacts of the regulation and to stimulate their internal change,… Read More »
The Regulation 2016/679 (GDPR) introduces a new role: the Data Protection Officer (DPO). Mandatory for some categories of Controllers and Processors and optional for the remaining ones (see article 37), the DPO plays a peculiar role within the controller’s organization. The GDPR defines the main DPO tasks (article 39 for details): inform and advice …, monitor… Read More »
Last December, the Commission of the EU Parliament in charge approved the final text of the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) thus closing the negotiation among EU Parliament, Commission and Council (the so called trilogue). Now only some formal approval steps are still missing to have it in force. Steps that shoul be completed… Read More »
Europrivacy.info is organizing a meeting to start talking and working on the recently approved text of the GDPR on January 29 in Milan. This is just a “save the date”: more info will follow soon.
The evolution in legislation is linked to: An increased awareness and maturity (the directive is 20 years old) The need for greater rules flexibility, being able to adapt them to the cultural and technological context and evolution The need to consider the size and type of organizations and the personal data processing related risk The new… Read More »