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According to recent press reports, the German data protection authorities have agreed on a new way to calculate administrative fines under the General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR").
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The German Federal Labor Court (BAG) ruled by judgment of January 31, 2019 (ref. no. 2 AZR 426/18) that, under certain circumstances, the employer may lawfully review data on an employee's
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In its decision of 9 April 2019 (ref. no.: 1 ABR 51/17), the German Federal Labor Court (BAG) took position on the right of the works council to request information from the employer according to
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Hatırlanacağı üzere bu yılın başında Almanya Rekabet Otoritesi Bundeskartellamt, Facebook hakkındaki soruşturmasını neticelendirmişti.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
The Summer 2019 Edition of the quarterly IT & Data Protection Newsletter by Reed Smith Germany has just been released:
SKW Schwarz
1.The payroll of gross wages and salaries may not be made available to the works council for inspection in anonymized form.
SKW Schwarz
With the GDPR in force for more than a year, most companies have spent a lot of time and money to implement the new requirements under data protection law.
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Strict data protection requirements apply to the use of location tracking systems both in the employment context and in cooperation with other companies.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
In its recent decision of 11 June 2019 (docket no.: 4 U 760/19, available here), the Dresden Court of Appeals (Oberlandesgericht Dresden – Court of Appeals)
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
The Lower Saxony Data Protection Authority (Lower Saxony DPA) has audited 50 large and medium-sized organizations over the last couple of months
SKW Schwarz
In principle, Article 82 GDPR grants any person who has suffered material or non-material damage as a result of an infringement of the GDPR the right to receive compensation for the damage suffered.
SKW Schwarz
Gleichwohl gibt sie Anlass, dass Unternehmen die eigene diesbezügliche Praxis überprüfen.
SKW Schwarz
On 29 July 2019, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) made a landmark decision for operators of websites and apps.
SKW Schwarz
Art. 82 DSGVO gewährt jeder betroffener Person grundsätzlich einen Anspruch auf Schadensersatz bei datenschutzrechtlichen Verstößen. Auch der Ersatz von immateriellen Schäden ist ausdrücklich erwähnt.
SKW Schwarz
German courts had a few opportunities to decide on cease and desist claims against search engines with the aim to block certain search results in connection with the claimant's name
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The international transfer of personal data is part of daily business for many companies.
Orrick
On June 28, 2019, the German parliament (Bundestag) passed new legislation imposing several changes to the current...
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The topic of "joint controllers" according to Art. 26 GDPR continues to gain momentum. The State Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information in Baden-Württemberg
Orrick
In November, the German Data Protection Conference (committee of the independent German federal and state data protection supervisory authorities) published a guidance on the processing of personal data ...
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
In its response dated 3 July 2019 (Response; file no. 19/11351, available in German here) to an inquiry by members of the German parliament (Inquiry)
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SKW Schwarz
Since May 25, 2018 at the latest, the question has arisen as to whether the new data protection provisions must be observed for a wide variety of digital applications/processes.
SKW Schwarz
Art. 82 DSGVO gewährt jeder betroffener Person grundsätzlich einen Anspruch auf Schadensersatz bei datenschutzrechtlichen Verstößen. Auch der Ersatz von immateriellen Schäden ist ausdrücklich erwähnt.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
In its recent decision of 11 June 2019 (docket no.: 4 U 760/19, available here), the Dresden Court of Appeals (Oberlandesgericht Dresden – Court of Appeals)
SKW Schwarz
In principle, Article 82 GDPR grants any person who has suffered material or non-material damage as a result of an infringement of the GDPR the right to receive compensation for the damage suffered.
Heuking Kuehn Lueer Wojtek PartGmbB
Strict data protection requirements apply to the use of location tracking systems both in the employment context and in cooperation with other companies.
SKW Schwarz
Gleichwohl gibt sie Anlass, dass Unternehmen die eigene diesbezügliche Praxis überprüfen.
SKW Schwarz
On 29 July 2019, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) made a landmark decision for operators of websites and apps.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
In its response dated 3 July 2019 (Response; file no. 19/11351, available in German here) to an inquiry by members of the German parliament (Inquiry)
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
The Lower Saxony Data Protection Authority (Lower Saxony DPA) has audited 50 large and medium-sized organizations over the last couple of months
SKW Schwarz
With the GDPR in force for more than a year, most companies have spent a lot of time and money to implement the new requirements under data protection law.
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In its decision of 06.02.2019, Germany's Federal Cartel Office has imposed certain restrictions on Facebook in its processing of user data based on its data processing policy and has ordered the termination of its conduct in this respect.
SKW Schwarz
German courts had a few opportunities to decide on cease and desist claims against search engines with the aim to block certain search results in connection with the claimant's name
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