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Bill On Notification Of Data Leaks (After Memorandum Of Amendment)
This bill introduces a duty to notify the Dutch Data Protection Authority in the event of a breach of security measures for the protection of personal data.
19 May 2014
Dutch Cookie News
A bill was sent to the lower house of Parliament under which the rules on cookies laid down in the Dutch Telecommunications Act will be relaxed.
7 Apr 2014
Consultation On Draft Bill Regarding Mandatory Notification Of ICT Breaches In Vital Sectors
A public consultation is currently ongoing on a draft bill for the introduction of mandatory notification of ICT breaches in vital sectors.
8 Aug 2013
Standard Contractual Clauses For The Transfer Of Personal Data: New Approval Procedure In Belgium
The cross-border transfer of personal data is a reality within most corporate groups, which constantly exchange data using shared service centres, databases, etc.
17 Jul 2013
Bill On Notification Of Data Leaks
This bill introduces a duty to notify the Dutch Data Protection Authority and the relevant data subject(s) in the event of a breach of security measures for the protection of personal data.
10 Jul 2013
Common Position Of EU Data Protection Authorities On The Limitation Of Purposes For Personal Data Processing
The Article 29 Working Party, an advisory body composed of representatives of the European Commission, the EU data protection supervisor and the data protection authorities of all EU Member States, has recently issued Opinion 03/2013 on Purpose Limitation.
European Union
22 May 2013
Arcelormittal's Binding Corporate Rules To Facilitate Intra-Group Data Flows Outside The EU: An Example To Be Followed
It is well known that the EU rules on personal data protection (set out in Directive 95/46/EC and implementing national law) are rather stringent when it comes to the transfer of personal data outside the European Economic Area (EEA), including the input of personal data originating in the EU on a server outside the EEA.
European Union
11 Mar 2013
Belgian Privacy Commission Issues New Recommendation On Data Security And Breaches
Belgium recently experienced two significant data breaches, which resulted in the online disclosure of personal data relating to thousands of people.
6 Mar 2013
New Security Guidelines
The Dutch Data Protection Authority has recently published its new guidelines on the protection of personal data.
28 Feb 2013
Personal Data Protection Act Amended
The upper house of the Dutch parliament (Eerste Kamer) has adopted the legislative proposal to amend the Dutch Personal Data Protection Act (Wet bescherming persoonsgegevens).
20 Feb 2012
The European Commission's Proposal For The Review Of EU Data Protection Rules In A Nutshell
After the leak of a work document published on the internet site "" at the end of November 2011, the European Commission has issued its official proposal for a regulation on "the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data" (the "Proposal") on 25 January 2012 (see also the European Commission's press release of 25 January 2012).
European Union
1 Feb 2012
Public Consultation On Proposed Changes To Personal Data Protection Act
The Ministry of Security and Justice is currently conducting a public consultation on a draft bill to amend the Dutch Personal Data Protection Act.
27 Jan 2012
Draft Bill On Personal Data Protection Expected
The government recently announced that, before the middle of 2011, it will be publishing a draft bill containing new personal data protection rules for consultation purposes.
9 May 2011
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