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Applying the new European Data Protection Regulation – BDO

The new General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (GDPR) came into force in May 2016 and will be applicable as of 25 May 2018. In this transitory period, and even when the provisions of Directive 95/46 are still in force, as well as the corresponding national development standards, the party responsible for personal data treatment must […]

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Preparing for the General Data Protection Regulation – VdA

  On 28 January 2017, the Portuguese Data Protection Authority (Comissão Nacional de Proteção de Dados/CNPD) published a document establishing ten measures aimed at helping entities prepare for the application of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Since the GDPR will apply from 25 May 2018 onwards, the CNPD points out that public and private entities […]

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New ‘privacy shield’ for data transfers between Europe and the

The European Commission has adopted the legal framework for international data transfers between the US and the European Union. The framework concerns the new data protection agreement ´privacy shield´, which concerns international transfers made to US entities. US entities can be certified from 1 August, and may import personal data without the need for exporting […]

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First fines for breach of Cookies regulation – Ramón y

The Spanish Data Protection Agency (SDPA) recently fined two small to medium size companies (SMEs) for non-compliance of the relevant duties on ‘cookies’ requirements, in the amounts of €3,000 and €500  respectively. In particular, as further described below, said fines arise from the infringement of the obligations laid down under article 22.2 of the Spanish […]

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New Data Regulation and lobbyists – Lener

The new Data Protection Regulation proposal developed by the EU will be applicable to European and foreign organisations and to those that, although not based in Spain, commercialise products and services targeted at European citizens.

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The New EU Data Protection Framework – BDO Abogados

In January the European Commission presented a reform of the EU Data Protection Directive. The main focus is to guarantee privacy rights in the digital economy and to remove the current fragmentation and costly administrative burdens due to the existence of 27 different national laws. The Directive will include new principles related to data protection […]