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EU Commission: EU-US Privacy Shield works but implementation can be improved

19/10/2017 by:

The European Commission yesterday confirmed that the EU-US Privacy Shield survives as a method for international data transfers. In its First Annual Review, the Commission states that the arrangement provides an adequate level of protection. The U...

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EU DPAs will issue GDPR draft guidance soon and analysis of EU-US Privacy Shield in November

11/10/2017 by:

The first joint annual review of the Privacy Shield is underway and the European Commission is preparing its report to be issued later this month. Separately, the EU DPAs are also conducting an assessment on how the arrangement is working.  Eight...

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International DPAs give guidance on automated and connected vehicles

28/09/2017 by:

DPAs from all over the world, convening currently at their 39th International Conference in Hong Kong, adopted yesterday resolutions on data protection in automated and connected vehicles, and collaboration between data protection authorities and...

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EU-US Privacy Shield review underway and report expected in late October

25/09/2017 by:

Speaking at the 39th International Conference of Privacy Commissioners in Hong Kong on 25 September, Shannon Coe from the US Department of Commerce explained that the US stakeholders had a two-day discussion with the European Commission and eight ...

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Canada’s national DPA to step up enforcement

22/09/2017 by:

Privacy Commissioner of Canada, Daniel Therrien, is recommending legislative amendments to provide for order-making powers and the ability to impose administrative monetary penalties in line with some of Canada’s provinces and many other...

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