Category: Data Protection

SCHREMS gdpr and data protection news
Data Protection

GDPR / Data Protection news

1.    SCHREMS 2.0 – the demise of Standard Contractual Clauses and Privacy Shield? On July 9th, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) – heard a case concerning the validity of two key data transfer mechanisms: Standard Contractual Clauses (SCCs) and Privacy Shield – mechanisms widely used by businesses within the European Economic

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latest fines in EU 2019
Data Protection

Latest Fines from Around the EU

UK‘s fines Information Commissioner (ICO) 2019-07-09 €110,390,200 – Marriott International, Inc Art. 32 GDPR Please note: This fine is not final but will be decided on when the company and other involved supervisory authorities of other member states have made their representations. The ICO issued a notice of its intention to fine Marriott International Inc

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gdpr and data protection policies
Data Protection

GDPR & Data Protection Updates

Articles: 4 1.  Stephenson Harwood LLP – Data Protection update – June 2019  A monthly update covering key developments in data protection law.  (selected issues) Employer’s review of employee emails need not infringe an employee’s privacy rights In the case of Argus Media Ltd v Halim the court held that a reasonable and proportionate review of an

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gdpr and data protection updates from europe
Data Protection

GDPR / Data Protection Updates from around Europe

No. Of Articles – 7 1. Data security and breach notification in Canada Provides an overview of obligations to report security breaches in Canada. Appears similar to GDPR Organisations are required to notify affected individuals with respect to any breaches of security safeguards that are likely to result in significant direct harm to such individuals.

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data protection week
Data Protection

Data Protection Week

PropelFwd was honoured to be invited to present and host a number of events during the weeks schedule.  Our Director, Paul Byrne spoke at the opening conference at the Opera House and outlined some of the key findings of the Hospitality Survey. We helped with the presentation to small business owners, in conjunction with Jersey

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gdpr and data protection updates
Data Protection

GDPR & Data Protection updates

Number of Articles – 4 1.  Decisions taken by AI: The ICO and ATI have been consulting with the public and industry with a view to drafting practical guidance for businesses on how to explain their AI   decisions (‘Project ExplAIn’). The interim report says that the content of AI explanations will depend on   context –

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