Data Protection Enforcement: A Clear Road Ahead?

It is now just over a year and a half since the GDPR entered into force. The flood of ‘we would like to keep in touch’ emails, asking us to re-subscribe to marketing mailing lists that might not have followed best data protection practice in the past, has come to an end. This does not mean that organisations have all. Read more

Data Protection Update: Consent is no longer enough?

It was recently determined by the Hellenic Data Protection Authority (‘HDPA’), the Greek version of Irelands Data Protection Commission, that PwC were in breach of the General Data Protection Regulation 2016 (GDPR), more specifically Article 5 therein, for incorrectly processing their employees’ data on the legal. Read more

The right to be forgotten applies within EU only, according to ECJ ruling

According to a ruling (Case C-507/17) released today by the EU’s top court, the ‘right to be forgotten’ only applies within Europe. This means that Google will only have to remove links from search results within EU Member State versions of the search engine where an appropriate request has been received. Read more

The Public Services Card data controversy explained

Introduction On Friday, 16 August, the Data Protection Commission (DPC) announced that it had completed a 'lengthy and detailed' investigation into certain aspects relating to the Public Services Card (PSC) and the system of registration behind it, known as SAFE 2. Read more

Fines for data protection breaches: Are we there yet?

Throughout 2018, data protection became a significant topic in the news media, driven by the coming into force of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the unfolding of several large-scale breaches and prominent scandals, particularly the Cambridge Analytica story. Read more
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