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GDPR Complaint-Process Map

The General Data Protection Regulation is set to replace the Data Protection Directive 95/46/ec effective May 25, 2018. The GDPR is directly applicable in each Member State and will lead to a greater degree of data protection harmonization across EU nations. The GDPR empowers data subjects to seek j...

EU-U.S. Privacy Shield

There’s a new sheriff in town — or a new shield, at least. The EU-U.S. Privacy Shield, on July 12, 2016, was adopted by the European Commission, establishing a data transfer mechanism between the two regions.  All this started in 2012, with then-college student Max Schrems taking issue with the way...

Top 10 operational impacts of the GDPR – e-book

This e-book from the IAPP comprises the series Top 10 operational impacts of the GDPR from The Privacy Advisor. Written by IAPP Research Director Rita Heimes, CIPP/US, and Westin Fellows Gabriel Maldoff, CIPP/US, and Anna Myers, CIPP/US, the series outlines specific provisions of the regulation from...

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