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Mayer Brown
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.
Dentons
German Federal Cartel Office objects to Facebook's collection of user data from third-party sources .
Jones Day
On October 4, the Bavarian Data Protection Authority ("DPA") issued a press release on its survey of 40 companies that use the marketing tool "Facebook Custom Audience" for targeted advertisements.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
The Fall 2017 Edition of the quarterly IT & Privacy Newsletter by Reed Smith Germany has just been released.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
The 39th International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners in Hong Kong published a Resolution on Data Protection in Automated and Connected Vehicles, ...
Jones Day
On July 5, the Bavarian Data Protection Authority ("DPA") published its Questionnaire for GDPR Implementation in English.
Jones Day
Several of the Commissioner's recommendations discuss the principle of data minimization and limiting data processing activities to the extent necessary for the operability of the service.
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.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
Under the GDPR, fines can amount to up to EUR 20 million or 4% of the worldwide annual turnover.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
The Bavarian Data Protection Authority ("Bavarian DPA") has published an English-language version of a GDPR implementation audit questionnaire ("Questionnaire"). The Questionnaire is available here. The Questionnaire has been previously released in German.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
The Summer 2017 Edition of the quarterly IT & Privacy Newsletter by Reed Smith Germany has just been released.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
According to a press release dated 16 May 2017, and following the Court of Justice of the European Union's (CJEU) preliminary ruling in Case C-582/14 dated 19 October 2016 ...
Jones Day
On January 31, 2017, the Bavarian Data Protection Commissioner published an activity report for 2015–2016.
Jones Day
On February 1, 2017, the German Federal Cabinet adopted (source document in German) the revised Draft Implementation Bill of the Federal Ministry of Interior (source document in German)...
Jones Day
The DPAs are researching ways to handle user complaints relating to this data processing.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
On 3 March 2017, the Bavarian Data Protection Authority (Bayerisches Landesamt für Datenschutzaufsicht – "DPA") issued a 160-page 7th activity report (Tätigkeitsbericht), covering years 2015 and 2016.
Orrick
Companies required to appoint a DPO in Europe should carefully consider which candidate is best to select for the job.
De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek N.V.
Ten German data protection authorities ("DPAs") will conduct a coordinated audit of cross-border data transfers at 500-randomly selected German companies.
Jones Day
On September 13 and 14, German DPAs issued a resolution (source document in German) that already-provided consents remain in force under the GDPR.
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Dentons
German Federal Cartel Office objects to Facebook's collection of user data from third-party sources .
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
The Bavarian Data Protection Authority ("Bavarian DPA") has published an English-language version of a GDPR implementation audit questionnaire ("Questionnaire"). The Questionnaire is available here. The Questionnaire has been previously released in German.
Orrick
Companies required to appoint a DPO in Europe should carefully consider which candidate is best to select for the job.
Mayer Brown
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.
Jones Day
On October 4, the Bavarian Data Protection Authority ("DPA") issued a press release on its survey of 40 companies that use the marketing tool "Facebook Custom Audience" for targeted advertisements.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
The Fall 2017 Edition of the quarterly IT & Privacy Newsletter by Reed Smith Germany has just been released.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
On 3 March 2017, the Bavarian Data Protection Authority (Bayerisches Landesamt für Datenschutzaufsicht – "DPA") issued a 160-page 7th activity report (Tätigkeitsbericht), covering years 2015 and 2016.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
According to a press release dated 16 May 2017, and following the Court of Justice of the European Union's (CJEU) preliminary ruling in Case C-582/14 dated 19 October 2016 ...
Mayer Brown
Today's cars include up to 100 electronic control units as well as numerous sensor networks and assistance systems.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
Under the GDPR, fines can amount to up to EUR 20 million or 4% of the worldwide annual turnover.
Jones Day
On July 5, the Bavarian Data Protection Authority ("DPA") published its Questionnaire for GDPR Implementation in English.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
Whereas some of the proceedings are still pending, three penalty notices issued by DPA Hamburg have in the meantime become binding.
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