In October, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled that the EU-US Safe Harbour clause, a simple way for companies to transfer data between the EU and the US, was invalid. The 15-year pact was scrapped as a direct result of the audacious legal challenge brought about by 28-year old Austrian law student, Max Schrems.
Posted on 30th November 2015 in International Trade.
Picture the scene: you’ve had to hire a data protection officer, you’ve got a strict plan in place to notify all of your customers about breaches as soon as they happen, all of your data is encrypted and your company now has an insurance plan to help guard against data fines.
Posted on 26th November 2015 in HR & Management.
One of the many significant changes being introduced by the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the requirement to adopt principles of privacy by design (PbD) when creating or revising processes or technology.
Posted on 9th November 2015 in Tech & Innovation.
Responding to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) text agreed today by EU Justice and Home Affairs ministers, the IoD has warned that the proposals could leave businesses of all sizes facing significant burdens and uncertainty from the raft of new obligations.
Posted on 16th June 2015 in General business.