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Data Protection Weekly News & Updates, October

Week ending – 11/10/19 In this week blog I have selected three articles of interest, firstly on the issue of using Consent as you main legal basis for processing. An interesting case recently investigated by the Belgian Data Protection Authority for requiring the use of electronic ID cards to receive a Loyalty Card. The second

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GDPR & Data Protection News and Updates, October

In this weeks research note we have articles covering a broad range of topics including data sharing with the UK after Brexit, claiming compensation after a breach, new matrix for assessing fines in Germany, introduction of new DP Law in Cayman Islands, new guidance on cookies, lawful basis for processing and the rights of data

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GDPR & Data Protection News and Updates

In this week’s research note we have articles covering a broad range of topics including insurance against fines, Brexit, Cookies and Right to Be forgotten: Of particular interest to our clients might be the article on insurability against GDPR fines. Cyber Security Insurance is relatively new and it is important that if you are considering

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GDPR & Data Protection News

Review of private WhatsApp messages on work mobile phone deemed unlawful In June 2017 a Swiss-based company (the employer) dismissed an employee with immediate effect on the grounds that she had made wrongful use of her work mobile phone by installing WhatsApp and using it for private purposes, thereby infringing the employer’s terms of employment.

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GDPR & Data Protection News

HR data: the GDPR and beyond The article focuses upon HR data and provides some suggestions as to what employers can/should be doing over the next twelve months. 1. Audit and analysis One of the key steps in preparing for the GDPR coming into force was carrying out an audit and analysing the data processed

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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 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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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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