Mondaq Europe: Privacy
A.G. Erotocritou LLC
After years of preparation and debate, the European Union Regulation on the Protection of Natural Persons with regard to the Processing of Personal Data and on the Free Movement of such Data was finally approved by the European Parliament in April 2016.
iGlobal Law
The EU's Article 29 Data Protection Working Party recently published a further Opinion, which brings its data protection thinking up to date with the technological developments that have occurred in the processing of employee data at work.
Ronan Daly Jermyn
On the 24 August 2017, the UK Department for Exiting the European Union published its position paper ‘The Exchange and Protection of Personal Data – A Future Partnership Paper'.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
In early 2016, a European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) case (Barbulescu v. Romania) attracted much publicity because it appeared to give employers the green light to read employees' private emails.
Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
The GDPR becomes effective across the European Economic Area (EEA), including in the UK, from 25 May 2018. It will also apply to a large number of businesses established outside of the EEA.
Maples and Calder
In overturning a 2016 judgment, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights ruled that a Romanian company violated an individual's right to privacy when it monitored his computer activity.
Ronan Daly Jermyn
The Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled that the definition of "personal data" encompasses a handwritten examination script for the purposes of the Data Protection Directive.
Mason Hayes & Curran
In our recent article, Privacy in Mobile mHealth Apps (Part I), we discussed the core aim of the ‘Code of Conduct on privacy for mHealth apps' (Code): to regulate and secure the personal data...
In our monthly GDPR Updates we discuss various key issues of the General Data Protection Regulation, (EU) 2016/679 (the GDPR), which applies from 25 May 2018.
Clyde & Co
Cyber-attacks have become a frequent theme in daily news. In Germany, the attacks on Deutsche Telekom and the parliament Deutsche Bundestag have proven that companies are regular and prime target for hackers.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
The General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR") will become applicable 25 May 2018.
Ronan Daly Jermyn
One of the more noteworthy aspects of the 2016 Annual Report of the Data Protection Commissioner (the "DPC"), launched earlier in 2017, was the statement that the Special Investigations Unit of the DPC ...
GANADO Advocates
Fines of up to €40m or 4% of global revenue: it is time to get serious on Data Protection.
ELIG, Attorneys-at-Law
On 29 May 2017, the Personal Data Protection Authority ("DPA") published the Draft Regulation on the Erasure, Destruction or Anonymization of Personal Data ("Draft Regulation") on its official website, and invited public comment on the relevant secondary legislation.
Article 9 of the Data Protection Law covers how personal data can be transferred outside Turkey however the wording of the Article is difficult and not very clear.
CCTV camera systems are widely used in public places for purposes of security, theft prevention and safety.
In April 2017, the Police Directorate published a circular requiring all taxis in Turkey to be surveilled by CCTV cameras.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
The latest in the series of blogs from the UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) looks at some of the myths around data breach reporting under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
The long running case of Barbulescu was back in the news last week. The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that the Claimant's Article 8 right to privacy was breached when his employers investigated his private messages.
Withers LLP
While discovering unauthorized access of its servers nearly 40 days earlier, Equifax Inc., one of the three largest credit reporting agencies in the United States, reported for the first time yesterday...
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Reed Smith (Worldwide)
During the week of 18 September 2017, the European Commission and the Article 29 Working Party ("WP29") will undertake the first annual review of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield ("Privacy Shield")
Moroğlu Arseven
Moroğlu Arseven, in conjunction with DataGuidance and EY Turkey, is pleased to announce 'Turkey: Data Protection Law fundamentals', a complimentary webinar taking place on 19 September 2017.
Clyde & Co
The Government has published a Statement of Intent, which sets out further information about how the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the accompanying Data Protection Law Enforcement Directive will be implemented.
KPMG Luxembourg
In this era, data protection has become a main concern for European legislators—and no less for the public—as the volume of information generated and exchanged has only been growing.
Ictem Legal
This short paper sums up a list of questions and answers that an investor is likely to be interested to know before investing in Turkey.
Brodies LLP
This guide explains what a DPIA is and when they should be used.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
In her blog last week, the UK Information Commissioner, Elizabeth Denham, tackled the issue of consent under the GDPR. This blog, the second in a series to be published by the ICO, is intended to address some of the myths that have developed around the GDPR.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
The UK Government has published a position paper, which will form part of a series of papers setting out key issues forming the Government's vision for their partnership with the EU post-Brexit.
In the first half of 2018, two major new pieces of regulation will "go live" as the revised Payment Services Directive and the General Data Protection Regulation come into effect from January and May respectively.
Ropes & Gray LLP
Reflecting the growth in technology, the definition of personal data will be expanded to include IP addresses, internet cookies and DNA.
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