News stories posted during July 2016

Privacy Shield to be adopted next week

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05/07/2016 by:

Speaking at Privacy Laws & Business 29th Annual International Conference in Cambridge, Bruno Gencarelli, Head of EU Data Protection Unit said that the Article 31 Committee will be voting on the Privacy Shield pact this week, and following a positi...

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EU-US Privacy Shield now agreed

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11/07/2016 by:

The EU-US Privacy Shield, the data transfer agreement between the EU and the US was agreed last Friday 8 July by the EU Member States’ Article 31 Committee representing the 28 Member States. This package, replacing the Safe Harbor agreement, will ...

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Privacy Shield adopted: Certifications can be filed from 1 August

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13/07/2016 by:

The EU Commission adopted the Privacy Shield yesterday for transfers of personal data from the EU to the US. The adequacy decision has been notified to the 28 EU Member States and thereby enters into force immediately. The Privacy Shield framework...

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CNIL orders Microsoft to comply with France’s data protection law

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22/07/2016 by:

On 20 July, France’s Data Protection Authority, the CNIL, served Microsoft with a formal notice that it must comply with France’s data protection law within three months. The CNIL states that the Windows 10 operating system collects excessive...

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EU DPAs: Further improvements required for EU-US Privacy Shield

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26/07/2016 by:

The EU Data Protection Authorities say that they welcome the changes made to the EU-US Privacy Shield’s final version. But several concerns remain regarding both the commercial aspects and the access by US public authorities to data transferred fr...

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