Over months or even years data protection officers were working and preparing for May 25, 2018, the day the GDPR was enforced. In the run-up to the European Data Protection Days, we asked experts responsible for handling of data about their experiences with the General Data Protection Rule. Were they GDPR-ready? To what extent did the GDPR change their day to day job? And what are their current/next big challenges? We compiled the answers to these and more question in “GDPR — THE FIRST YEAR”.
Watch our free webinar <<The GDPR and beyond – looking back and looking ahead>> now and discuss the GDPR’s impact on business. Continue reading
The European Data Protection Days in May 2018 took place at a historically important time with the General Data Protection Regulation GDPR being enforced from May 25th on. With this conference summary you get a detailed look at all the keynotes, talks and panels of EDPD18. You can download it exclusively here for free.
For European Commissioner Věra Jourová the biggest achievement of the GDPR is that it equips Europe well to deal with the current and future problems, because it gives control to people over their data. In this interview leading up to European Data Protection Days, Jourová adds, that GDPR and ePrivacy are the perfect opportunity to inspire a global standard in terms of privacy. Continue reading
The General Data Protection Regulation will be enforced on 25th of May 2018. The path to GDPR was a long one, with the ground work dating back to 2012. We summarized the most important steps on the path to GDPR in a timeline graphic. Continue reading
EU parliament has voted for a strong mandate of ePrivacy Regulation. Thereby trilogue between EU-Parliament, Comission and Council regarding the final text can begin. Read in this article how many members voted for and against the ePrivacy Regulationand that is included in ePrivacy Regulation. Continue reading
With less than one year to go before the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force, the Centre for Information Policy Leadership at Hunton & Williams and AvePoint have launched the 2nd Annual GDPR Organisational Readiness Survey. Last year, over 220 predominantly multinational organisations participated in the study which focused on key areas of impact and change under the GDPR such as consent, legitimate interest, data portability, profiling, DPIAs, DPOs, data transfers and privacy management programmes. This year’s study revisits these important areas of impact and further considers additional topics. Continue reading
With the General Data Protection Rule coming into effect within one year, GDPR obviously was the focus of keynotes, discussions and sessions at European Data Protection Days 2017 in Berlin. You can now download the detailed conference report from EDPD17 for free and become GDPR-ready! Continue reading
European Data Protection Days – The Berlin Conference
The European Data Protection Days are a highlight and priority in many calendars. Often referred to as “The Berlin Conference”, EDPD welcomes data protection officers, experts, politicians and thought leaders for two days. See the video for more information and highlights from the 2017 conference.
The ePrivacy Regulation is supposed to modernize the existing ePrivacy Directive and to bring it in line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). #EDPD17 chairman Prof. Dr Ulrich Wuermeling (Latham & Watkins) points out that the consequences may be drastic and explains how the new ePrivacy Regulation may affect your business in this article. Continue reading