Not only the ICO is currently imposing penalties to organisations that do not observe the GDPR. The French Data Protection Authority (CNIL) is also stepping in more actively, as you will see in the following examples. 1. The French Data Protection Authority has published 5 formal notices against three companies of the Gie Humanis Fonctions… […]
The EU-US Privacy Shield is an informal agreement in the data protection field that has been negotiated from 2015 until 2016 between the European Union and the United Nations of America. It consists of a number of confirmations of the US-American Federal Government and a resolution from the European Commission. The Commission has decided on July 12th, 2016… […]
GDPR in Norway – Personal Data Act GDPR starts to pertain within the EU at 25th May 2018. Since Norway is not an EU Member, GDPR in Norway is not directly effected. However Norway is a member of the European Economic Area (EEA) and gets GDPR in place anyway. Norway published the Personal Data Act… […]
Free GDPR Roundtable Event in London April 26th, 5pm-7:30om at WeWork OldStreet, London
Significant changes have been long overdue but now are imminent – The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes live 25th May 2018. This new legislation represents the most wholesale changes in privacy and data protection regulation since digital collection began.
This regulation came about after more than four years of deliberations and negotiations and will impact all levels of organisations worldwide. With the penalties reaching an upper limit of €20 million or 4% of annual global TURNOVER the time to act is now.