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Important news in the data privacy field after the Article 29 Working Party Plenary held in October 2017: the drafts of two new guidelines were finalized and a final form of a third one was adopted.
Wolf Theiss
The Regulation is part of the Digital Single Market strategy that aims "to open up digital opportunities for people and business and enhance Europe's position as a world leader in the digital economy".
Wolf Theiss
Cyber-Kriminalität kann jeden treffen. Im Jahr 2016 stieg die Zahl der angezeigten Cyber-Delikte um 30% auf über 13.000. Überdurchschnittlich stark legten Anzeigen von Datenbeschädigungen (+ 358%) und Störungen der Funktionstätigkeit von Computersystemen (+ 72%) zu.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
About a year before the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into full effect, the Austrian legislator officially started a six-week consultation process for the national Data Protection...
Dorda Brugger Jordis
Das Landesgericht Düsseldorf kommt zum Ergebnis, dass die beschriebenen Social Plug-ins zumindest durch die Verwendung der IP-Adresse personenbezogene Daten der Nutzer verarbeiten.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
Employers increasingly want to introduce BYOD to their companies. They typically expect three key effects from allowing BYOD: (i) cost efficiency, (ii) cost efficiency, and (iii) cost efficiency.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
A new EU Regulation forces providers of public communications services to notify data breaches to their regulators within 24 hours.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
A discussion on the data protection implications on the use of Apps.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
Unlike under the previous data protection legislation, the New DPA explicitly lays down minimum content requirements for the appointment of a data processor by a data controller.
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Austria implemented the EU Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC with the Data Protection Act in 1999. .
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
The Austrian legislature has been striving for years for a proper criminal punishment of cyber criminals. But first the perpetrators have to be caught.
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Being a victim of a cybercrime attack not only has a negative impact on the image of the hacked company but may also lead to damage claims against the company.
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Would you tell a stranger your name, date of birth, credit card number and address?
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
Hned několik a poměrně zásadních novinek a změn přináší nové nařízení Evropského parlamentu a rady (EU) 2016/697 o ochraně fyzických osob v souvislosti se zpracováním osobních údajů...
Wolf Theiss
The European Commission is responding to the fact that users of chat apps are not controlled and may send anything they please.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
Yesterday, the European Court of Justice followed Advocate General Yves Bot's recommendations in the ECJ Case C-362/14 (Maximilian Schrems vs Data Protection Commissioner) and declared the Commission's US Safe Harbour Decision invalid.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
The European Court of Justice declared the Data Retention Directive, which had been the subject of great debate, invalid.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
On 22 October 2013 the LIBE Committee of the European Parliament (Committee for Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs) backed an amended version of the EU Data Protection Regulation (Regulation).
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
One of the core principles of the EU-US Privacy Shield ("Privacy Shield") is its Joint Review mechanism, which obliges the European Commission, the US Department of Commerce and the Federal Trade Commission to jointly review the functioning of the Privacy Shield on an annual basis, together with its national security and law enforcement aspects.
Wolf Theiss
On 12 July 2016, the European Commission adopted the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield. For most companies, the Privacy Shield shall, in practice, be very similar to the previous framework, Safe Harbor...
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Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
About a year before the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into full effect, the Austrian legislator officially started a six-week consultation process for the national Data Protection...
Wolf Theiss
Cyber-Kriminalität kann jeden treffen. Im Jahr 2016 stieg die Zahl der angezeigten Cyber-Delikte um 30% auf über 13.000. Überdurchschnittlich stark legten Anzeigen von Datenbeschädigungen (+ 358%) und Störungen der Funktionstätigkeit von Computersystemen (+ 72%) zu.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
One of the core principles of the EU-US Privacy Shield ("Privacy Shield") is its Joint Review mechanism, which obliges the European Commission, the US Department of Commerce and the Federal Trade Commission to jointly review the functioning of the Privacy Shield on an annual basis, together with its national security and law enforcement aspects.
Dorda Brugger Jordis
Das Landesgericht Düsseldorf kommt zum Ergebnis, dass die beschriebenen Social Plug-ins zumindest durch die Verwendung der IP-Adresse personenbezogene Daten der Nutzer verarbeiten.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
Hned několik a poměrně zásadních novinek a změn přináší nové nařízení Evropského parlamentu a rady (EU) 2016/697 o ochraně fyzických osob v souvislosti se zpracováním osobních údajů...
Wolf Theiss
The European Commission is responding to the fact that users of chat apps are not controlled and may send anything they please.
Wolf Theiss
On 12 July 2016, the European Commission adopted the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield. For most companies, the Privacy Shield shall, in practice, be very similar to the previous framework, Safe Harbor...
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