The UK Data Protection Act 2018, by Karen Mac Cullagh

With the UK on course to leave the European Union (on 29th March 2019, unless a later withdrawal date is agreed during trade negotiations) yet the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) scheduled to have direct effect in all member states beforehand i.e. from 25 May 2018, the UK Government introduced a data protection bill into Parliament, on 13th September 2017 to implement derogations in the … Continuer de lire The UK Data Protection Act 2018, by Karen Mac Cullagh

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GDPR and Switzerland, by François Charlet

Data Protection in Switzerland: a preview The Federal Act on Data Protection (FADP) was first enacted in 1993 and is currently subject to a complete revision. It applies only to the processing of data pertaining to natural persons and legal persons by private persons and federal bodies. Cantons and communes have their own data protection acts regarding the processing of data by their authorities. Other … Continuer de lire GDPR and Switzerland, by François Charlet

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Report on the harmonization of Italian Law with the enforcement of The GDPR, by Monica A. Senor et Massimo Durante

In the following sections, we have focused our attention on the main points established by the Italian current scheme of the legislative decree of harmonization of the Italian law with the enforcement of the EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679, which provides, at the art 27, the partial abrogation of the legislative decree n. 196 of 2003, that is the Italian Personal Data Protection Code. … Continuer de lire Report on the harmonization of Italian Law with the enforcement of The GDPR, by Monica A. Senor et Massimo Durante

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The Adaptation of the GDPR in Spain: The new Draft of the Data protection Act by Cristina Pauner and Jorge Viguri

On 24 November 2017, the new draft LOPD was presented for the corresponding parliamentary procedure and it is currently still in discussion.  To read more Download the Paper Contents: I- Introduction II- Legislative process, Key Dates III- Noteworthy Aspects IV- Digital Rights Charter V- Critical Aspects VI- Conclusions Cristina Pauner is Associate professor in Constitutional law at the Universitat Jaume I and member of the … Continuer de lire The Adaptation of the GDPR in Spain: The new Draft of the Data protection Act by Cristina Pauner and Jorge Viguri

Some Thoughts about the Belgian Data Protection Authority, by Jean Ferdinand Puyraimond

Belgium was only able to adopt, on 3rd December 2017, an act “on the Creation of the Data Protection Authority” (in French: “loi portant création de l’Autorité de protection des données”. To read more Downlaod the Paper Contents: I-The Belgian Data Protection Framework before 25 May 2018 II- The State of Play on 25 May 2018 A- Methodology of the Review of the Belgian Data … Continuer de lire Some Thoughts about the Belgian Data Protection Authority, by Jean Ferdinand Puyraimond

The GDPR implementation in the Netherlands by Paul Breitbarth

On 22 May 2018, the GDPR Implementation Act (hereafter: the Implementation Act) was published in the Official Journal of the Kingdom of the Netherlands thereby completing the legislative process that officially started on 12 December 2017. To read more download this paper Paul Breitbarth – Director of Strategic Research and Regulator Outreach, Nymity Inc. & Senior Visiting Fellow, European Centre on Privacy and Cybersecurity, Maastricht … Continuer de lire The GDPR implementation in the Netherlands by Paul Breitbarth

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The Danish Adaptation of the GDPR, by Tenna Overby

After several months of work, the Danish Ministry of Justice finally presented the draft of the new Danish Data Protection Act, which after three readings in Parliament was adopted with a majority on 17 May 2018. No members of Parliament voted against it. It entered into force on 25 May 2018 and replaced the existing Act on Processing of Personal Data and adapt the GDPR… … Continuer de lire The Danish Adaptation of the GDPR, by Tenna Overby

Programme of our second Week on national adaptations of GDPR, starting again at 12h30 French Time

Since the 4th of June, blogdroiteuropeen hosts an e-conference on the national Adaptations of the GDPR.  This second week the contributions will continue to analysis the situation in States where the national adaptations of the GDPR has been adopted recently and the special situation of Belgium which has partially adopted a law which aims at creating a real Belgium DPA. The specific situation of the … Continuer de lire Programme of our second Week on national adaptations of GDPR, starting again at 12h30 French Time

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Winds of Change Blow across Health Data in France, by Vlad Titerlea

The current post presents a brief overview of the place health data have in the newly adopted law on personal data, in France. Here are the main features of this national law which still awaits implementation measures. A thorough and updated version will further be published along with the other contributions to the e-conference on the adoption of national data protection laws supplementing the General … Continuer de lire Winds of Change Blow across Health Data in France, by Vlad Titerlea

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The French Adaptation of the GDPR, by Olivia Tambou

On 14 May 2018, the Assemblée Nationale adopted the new Personal Data Protection Act1 (hereinafter NDPA), which adapts the French law to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The NDPA is the second most important reform of the Act n°78-17. Nevertheless, at the time of writing, the NDPA has not yet entered into force because sixty senators referred it to the Constitutional Council (hereinafter CC), … Continuer de lire The French Adaptation of the GDPR, by Olivia Tambou