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Daimler Data Protection Policy

This data protection policy posted by the Daimler Group's offers an example of a policy that aims to comply with international data protection laws. It claims to ensure the adequate level of data protection prescribed by the European Union Data Protection Directives and the national laws for cross-border data transmission, including in countries that do not yet have adequate data protection laws.Read Now (2.16 MB)... Read More

Data Protection Compliance Policies

This article by Thibault D'Hulst of Van Bael & Bellis is part of PLC's multi-jurisdictional guide to data protection. It examines the importance of observing data protection law and introducing a compliance system for companies operating across jurisdictions.Read Now... Read More

Draft Spanish Data Protection Law

In advance of the implementation of the EU General Data Protection Regulation, Spain has put out for consultation revisions to the current Spanish data protection law. If the draft law is implemented in its current form it will expand upon the requirements of GDPR and implement local variations. (July 2017)Read Now... Read More

Guide to the General Data Protection Regulation

The Guide to the GDPR, published by the U.K. Information Commissioner's Office, explains the provisions of the GDPR to help organizations comply with its requirements, along with a 12-step checklist that can be used to prepare for the GDPR.View PDF (1.75 MB)... Read More

Key aspects of Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation

This document from Reuters outlines the key aspects of Europe's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Displayed are the steps which companies must go through to provide Europeans with a copy of their personally-identifiable data, explicitly inform users how the companies will be using their data, along with listing penalties, notifications and appointments that companies will now be required to adhere to.View Webpage... Read More

Statement of the WP29 on encryption and their impact on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of their personal data in the EU

The Article 29 Working Party published this statement on encryption in April 2018. It focuses on law enforcement’s legal powers to access data and backdoors and master keys. The WP29 concludes strong encryption is a necessity in the modern digital world and that backdoors would impact the ability for encryption to remain standardized and efficient.Read Now (PDF 313KB)... Read More

ePrivacy Regulation (April 2018 draft)

The European Commission has published a revised text of the proposed ePrivacy Regulation. The revision focuses on Chapters I, II and III and the related recitals, and is based on the discussions held in the WP TELE on 13 and 28 March and on the written comments provided by delegations. (April 2018)Read Now (PDF 580KB)... Read More

Consent for the Collection, Use, and/or Disclosure of Children’s Personal Information

This IAPP white paper by Emily Cramer, CIPP/US, offers a comparative analysis of the U.S. and EU children's data protection frameworks for the education technology industry. It addresses the particular differences between obtaining consent under the EU General Data Protection Regulation and the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act and Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act in the U.S.Read Now (PDF 127KB)... Read More

Data Protection Self Assessment

This Data Protection self-assessment published by the U.K. Information Commissioner's Office has been created with small organizations in mind. It will be most helpful to small to medium sized organizations from the private, public and third sectors. Companies can use these checklists to assess their compliance with data protection law and find out what they need to do to make sure they are keeping people’s personal data secure.View Webpage... Read More