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German Data Protection Authorities Agree on New GDPR Fining Model
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").
12 Sep 2019
British Airways Fined Over £183m For Personal Data Breach Under The GDPR
The UK's Information Commissioner's Office ("ICO") today (8 July 2019) announced its intention to fine British Airways ("BA") £183.39m
16 Jul 2019
Post GDPR Enforcement In Germany - A Sneak Peek
German Supervisory Authorities have issued 41 fines since the EU General Data Protection Regulation (‘GDPR') became enforceable in May 2018.
2 May 2019
CJEU Advocate General Opinion: A "Pre-Checked Checkbox" Is Not Valid Consent To Cookies Under The GDPR
On 21 March 2019, Advocate General (AG) Maciej Szpunar delivered his opinion on a number of questions which, inter alia, relate to the validity of consent to cookies ...
European Union
5 Apr 2019
German Data Protection Authority Publishes Guideline On GDPR Requirements For Passwords
On 13 February 2019, the data protection officer for the German state of Baden-Wuerttemberg published a guideline on password security under the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
European Union
14 Mar 2019
41 GDPR Fines Issued By German Data Protection Authorities
According to recent press reports, since the EU General Data protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force in May 2018, German data protection authorities have issued 41 GDPR-related fines.
28 Feb 2019
EDPB Issues Note On Data Transfers To The UK In The Event Of A No-Deal Brexit
On 12 February 2019, the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) adopted an information note "on data transfers under the GDPR in the event of a no-deal Brexit."
26 Feb 2019
Corporate Holiday Cards: The GDPR Nightmare Before Christmas?
The year 2018 is coming to a close. Among other things, it has brought us a new FIFA world champion, royal weddings and some other joyful things like the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
4 Jan 2019
Data Protection Authority Imposes First GDPR Non-Compliance Fine In Germany
On 21 November 2018, the data protection authority of Baden-Württemberg, Germany
30 Nov 2018
Data Protection Authority Of Bavaria, Germany, Intensifies GDPR Compliance Monitoring
On 7 November 2018, the data protection authority of the Free State of Bavaria, Germany, issued a press release that, now that the European GDPR has been in effect for six months, the authority will intensify its GDPR compliance monitoring.
21 Nov 2018
German Financial Supervisory Authority May Refuse GDPR Requests For Erasure Of Personal Data Of Investment Advisors
The Court further decided that the matter may not be taken to review by higher courts.
29 Oct 2018
Doctors Cannot Refuse Treatment Because Patient Refuses To Sign GDPR Information Documents
On 5 September 2018, the German Data Protection Conference (Datenschutzkonferenz – "DSK") provided new guidance on the interpretation of Art. 13 of the General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR")...
17 Oct 2018
German Court Issues GDPR Ruling On Data Subject's Consent For Persons Under Custodianship
On 16 July 2018, the District Court of Gießen, Germany, ruled that a custodian's representation rights also cover consent to data processing activities related to the person under custodianship.
6 Sep 2018
German Legislature Announces Plans To Prevent Abusive GDPR Cease-And-Desist-Letters
According to media reports, the first cease-and-desist letters have been issued in relation to alleged violations of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
11 Jul 2018
First Decision Applying The GDPR Issued By The Regional Court Of Bonn
On 29 May 2018, only five days after the GDPR became applicable, the Regional Court of Bonn issued the first ruling applying the GDPR in Europe.
21 Jun 2018
GDPR Implications For Blockchain And Distributed Ledger Technologies
On 25 May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) of the European Union entered into force, accompanied by some uncertainties regarding its application.
European Union
14 Jun 2018
European Cloud Industry Body Sets Up Data Protection Code of Conduct
On 14 February 2017, the organization Cloud Infrastructure Services Providers in Europe (CISPE) issued a press release that a number of leading cloud computing vendors operating in Europe have declared compliance with the CISPE Data Protection Code of Conduct (the "Code") for some or all their services.
European Union
8 Mar 2017
Avoiding Data-Protection Pitfalls
E-mail and Internet in the workplace: crystal-clear rules are needed to handle an area strewn with stumbling blocks
27 Jun 2016
Email And Internet In The Workplace—Guidelines From The German Data Protection Conference
The conference of the independent federal and state data protection authorities in Germany has published guidelines for employers on the limits of control of email and other Internet services in the workplace on January 27, 2016.
11 Mar 2016
Data Privacy And Ownership – Who Owns Car-Generated Data?
Today's cars include up to 100 electronic control units as well as numerous sensor networks and assistance systems.
11 Feb 2016
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