It was finally published in Portugal the internal law that comes to implement the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (GDRP) – Law no. 58/2019 of 8 August.
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The data privacy scenario in Portugal has gone through a number of changes in 2015, in light of the European Court of Justice’s (ECJ’s) October 2015 ruling on the invalidity of the European Commission Decision 2000/520/CE (Safe Harbour Decision) as a basis for data transfers to the USA.
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 […]
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 […]