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Running late for the GDPR? What to do now to limit risk of challenges!

March 15, 2018 - 7:09 am in privacy

What priorities to consider if a company is unable to be fully GDPR compliant by the 25th of May 2018? What are the actions to be taken to limit risks? As expected and anticipated in my privacy predictions for 2018, a number of companies are realizing that…

direct marketing

Top 5 answers on how direct marketing changes with the GDPR

February 9, 2018 - 9:31 am in privacy

Direct marketing will be among the areas more affected by the EU Privacy Regulation, but how can you get ready and gain advantage from it? My personal…

legitimate interest

Italian privacy legitimate interest gets complicated

January 4, 2018 - 8:12 am in privacy

Privacy legitimate interest might become difficult to manage in Italy following provisions introduced by means of the Budget Law. I have already discussed…

privacy predictions

Top 5 privacy predictions for 2018

December 28, 2017 - 7:43 am in privacy

What are my privacy predictions for 2018 in a year that will represent a milestone for the world of data protection with the GDPR becoming effective? As every end of the year, I like to run my predictions for the New Year and I cannot miss my privacy predictions…

privacy information notice

Privacy information notice: how it gets more and more complicated

December 21, 2017 - 7:59 am in privacy

How can a GDPR compliant privacy information notice provide all the information required and at the same time meet the applicable transparency requirements? The Article 29 Working Party (WP29) issued its draft guidelines on transparency which require to solve…

privacy consent

How privacy consent changes with the GDPR?

December 13, 2017 - 10:19 pm in privacy

Privacy consent requires as higher level of compliance under the GDPR, especially in the light of the guidelines of the WP29 on the matter. The Article 29 Working Party (WP29) issued draft guidelines on privacy consent under the GDPR that are currently under…

privacy shield

EU-US Privacy Shield close to an end after WP29 review?

December 7, 2017 - 7:55 am in data protection, privacy

The EU-US Privacy Shield was subject of several concerns by the Article 29 Working Party that if unresolved might lead to its future invalidation. The end of the Safe Harbor and the birth of the Privacy Shield Everyone knows the story about the invalidation…


Siete pronti per il Regolamento Privacy Europeo? Do’s and Don’€™ts

November 24, 2017 - 10:43 pm in data protection, Event, privacy

Abbiamo tenuto un seminario sul regolamento privacy europeo e come districarsi nei suoi complessi principi che sono spesso di difficile interpretazione.  Il 25 maggio 2018 il GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) diventerà vincolante ed entro tale data…


Whistleblowing law in Italy: What do you need to do now?

November 23, 2017 - 7:23 am in corporate criminal liability, data protection, privacy

The setting up of a whistleblowing scheme is now mandatory in Italy for both private and public entities, but what needs to be done?  Italy already provides a very stringent regime of corporate liability that I had discussed in relation to Internet service…


ePrivacy draft regulation gets stricter after European approval

October 26, 2017 - 10:37 am in data protection, privacy

The ePrivacy draft regulation is turning towards a more stringent regime with after the approval by European Parliament of the latest draft.  As previously discussed, the European ePrivacy Regulation is meant to integrate the European General Data Protection…