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...
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.
Baker & McKenzie
The guidance explains the basic requirements regarding the use of cookies, as well as applicable notice and user consent requirements.
Ronan Daly Jermyn
A recent decision by a Californian court has ruled that Yahoo, now known as 'Oath', must face litigation as a result of failing to report the largest-ever cyber-attacks to date.
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.
On Thursday 14 September 2017, the UK published its new Data Protection Bill. It comes with much fanfare that it will underpin a world class privacy regime for the UK...
Jordans, A Vistra Company
On 13 September 2017, the UK government published its Data Protection Bill which will supplement the GDPR.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
On 14 September 2017, the Government published the long-awaited draft of the Data Protection Bill.
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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")
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.
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.
Brodies LLP
This guide explains what a DPIA is and when they should be used.
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.
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.
Ropes & Gray LLP
Reflecting the growth in technology, the definition of personal data will be expanded to include IP addresses, internet cookies and DNA.
Erdem & Erdem Law
Protecting private lives has become a natural need in the age of technology in which almost every place is equipped with cameras and where information, images, and ideas can be shared easily and without boundaries.
In April 2017, the Police Directorate published a circular requiring all taxis in Turkey to be surveilled by CCTV cameras.
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