Notes from the IAPP Europe Managing Director, 25 Sept. 2020

(Sep 24, 2020) Greetings from Brussels! Last Wednesday, Ursula von der Leyen delivered an ambitious first State of the Union Read More

Putting Turkey's new bank data storage, transfer requirements under the microscope

(Sep 24, 2020) In February, amendments to Turkish Banking Law No. 5411 introduced important provisions regarding how banks handle confidential customer data. Based on these... Read More

An overview of the first mandatory guidance to arrive post-'Schrems II'

(Sep 24, 2020) On Sept. 7, Germany’s Baden-Württemberg Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information updated its guidance on international data transfers. It ... Read More

LfDI releases guide to State Freedom of Information Act

(Sep 24, 2020) In Germany, Baden-Württemberg Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information Stefan Brink and State Councilor Gisela Erler presented a practical... Read More

Turkey’s new data storage and transfer requirements for banks

(Sep 24, 2020) Amendments to Turkish Banking Law No. 5411 in February 2020 introduced important provisions regarding how banks handle confidential customer data. Based on t... Read More

Post-‘Schrems II’: Understanding Baden-Württemberg’s updated guidance on international data transfers

(Sep 24, 2020) On Sept. 7, 2020, Germany’s Baden-Württemberg Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information Read More

TikTok clarifies plans for EU info when Irish data center launches

(Sep 24, 2020) Euractiv reports what may happen to the EU personal data TikTok possesses once its Read More

ICO issues 60K GBP fine over nuisance texts touting COVID-19-effective products

(Sep 24, 2020) The U.K. Information Commissioner's Office announced it fined Digital Growth Experts Limited 60,000 GBP for sending more than 16,000 nuisance text messages t... Read More

COVID-19 app launches in England, Wales

(Sep 24, 2020) The U.K. National Health Service COVID-19 smartphone application ... Read More

CNIL publishes guidance on collecting employee data during COVID-19

(Sep 23, 2020) France's data protection authority, the Commission nationale de l'informatique et des libertés, published guidance on the principles employers should follow ... Read More