Companies acquire, use, or share in the ordinary course of business vast amounts of data, including personal information covered by European data protection laws. Data protection issues must be considered in an acquisition from the outset, and can have a significant impact on the value and terms of the deal, including whether or not to acquire certain data as part of the transaction, and how to value that data.
Almost two years after the GDPR came into force, many data protection officers are still facing the challenge. To date, the transformation process has not yet been completed in many companies. Continue reading
„The EDPB fulfils an ‚advisory role‘, providing guidelines, binding decisions and consistency opinions“ as Dr. Andrea Jelinek, Chairwoman, European Data Protection Board, described the EDPD in her keynote. The free conference summary offers you a detailed look at all the keynotes, talks and panels of the EDPD 2019. You can download it exclusively here for free.
Video-live-stream at EDPD-Conference
21 May 2019, 3.10 pm CET
You will not be able to attend the EDPD Conference 2019? But you would still like to watch an inspiring session? We give you the opportunity to stream the session „Don’t Acquire Your Next Breach: Managing the Vendor Risk Lifecycle” by Dominic Schmidt-Rieche, OneTrust.
How to Tackle the GDPR, California CPA and Today’s Growing List of Privacy Regulations
30 April 2019, 4 p, CET
The GDPR changed the way people and businesses think about privacy. With its extraterritorial scope and high noncompliance fines, it forced companies to implement ongoing, operational and privacy-focused initiatives by design into their businesses, changing the way companies interact with customers, employees and vendors.
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