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privacy by design

Top 10+ EU Privacy Regulation issues – #12 Privacy by design, how to do it?

30 March, 2017 - 7:04 am in data protection, privacy, Sin categoría

Privacy by design is one of the pillars of the EU General Data Protection Regulation, but how shall be done in practice to fully comply with it? The title of one of my previous blog posts was "The Internet of Things needs privacy by design". At that time,…

GDPR

The French Privacy Authority publishes a 6-step methodology for GDPR compliance

22 March, 2017 - 10:48 am in data protection, privacy

The French data protection authority (CNIL) issued a 6-step methodology for companies that want to prepare for the changes that will apply under the…

privacy

BREAKING NEWS: € 11 million privacy fine in Italy!

14 March, 2017 - 7:09 am in data protection, privacy

A € 11 million privacy fine was issued by the Italian data protection authority against 5 companies involved in the money transfer business.  The "track…

privacy compliance

How privacy compliance turns into a competitive advantage

22 February, 2017 - 11:37 pm in data protection, privacy

Privacy compliance is usually seen as a problem for a business, but it might become the key for the success against its competitors. My law firm DLA Piper and the Italian association of general counsels, AIGI, ran an event of the General Data Protection Regulation…

data breach

Top 10+ EU Privacy Regulation issues – #11 Are you able to handle a data breach?

15 February, 2017 - 10:38 am in data protection, privacy

A detailed data mapping activity and internal cyber risk procedures are necessary to handle a potential data breach at the time of the EU Privacy Regulation. I already discussed in a previous blog post of the relevance of cyber risk nowadays. According to…

privacy

BREAKING NEWS: EU Privacy Guidelines on portability right, data protection officer and one-stop-shop rule adopted

22 December, 2016 - 8:25 am in data protection, privacy

The adoption of the EU guidelines on the privacy portability right, the data protection officer (DPO) and the one stop shop rule are a major step ahead. There is no doubt that the principles contained in the EU Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) are very broad…

data protection officer

Top 10 EU Privacy Regulation issues – #10 What liabilities for the data protection officer?

22 December, 2016 - 8:10 am in data protection, privacy, Sin categoría

The role of the data protection officer is one of the most controversial changes introduced by the EU Privacy Regulation. What liabilities and obligations are on him? As part of the series of blog posts on the major changes introduced by the EU Data Protection…

ePrivacy

Internet services and IoT impacted by the draft EU ePrivacy Regulation

15 December, 2016 - 11:07 am in data protection, privacy

The draft European ePrivacy Regulation might have a considerable impact on Internet activities, including direct marketing, and IoT.  The review process of the EU ePrivacy Directive, which among others regulates direct marketing and cookies, is rapidly taking…

call centers

Call centers require immediate action

14 December, 2016 - 7:36 am in data protection, privacy

The provisions of the Italian budget law require actions in relation to call centers whose breach will lead to costly fines.  Updated on 7 March 2017 As part of measures included in the recently approved Italian budget law aimed at increasing the level of…

privacy

Top 10 EU Privacy Regulation issues – #9 Do you monitor your suppliers, agents & shops?

1 December, 2016 - 8:04 am in data protection, privacy

The EU Privacy Regulation obliges to put in place a more stringent monitoring on suppliers, agents and shops to avoid liabilities and damages. I had already discussed in a previous post about the new risks/liabilities that the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)…