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EuroISPA: Privacy Shield political agreement is a step in the right direction
EuroISPA has been supportive of the efforts of the European Commission, the US Department of Commerce, and the Article 29 Working Group to realise a data ... last modified 03 February 2016, 23:36 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
Privacy Shield is the same unsafe harbour
Today, the European Commission published the "Privacy Shield" documents, which confirm that no meaningful reforms have been made and that none are planned. last modified 29 February 2016, 19:23 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
European Parliament confirms inadequacy of "Privacy Shield"
The European Parliament has adopted a Resolution on the "Privacy Shield". This is the new agreement to permit data to be transferred from the EU to the USA. ... last modified 31 May 2016, 12:37 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
Privacy Shield: Privacy sham
Today, on 12 July 2016, the European Commission adopted the so-called "Privacy Shield", a special arrangement that allows the transfer of personal data from ... last modified 12 July 2016, 17:52 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
Commission leaves the European Parliament with lots of work to do
Today, on 10 January 2017, the European Commission published its proposal for an e-Privacy Regulation. This legislation is crucial to provide clear rules on ... last modified 11 January 2017, 15:17 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
EuroCommerce reminds retailers and wholesalers to be ready for the EU Data Protection Regulation
With 100 days left before the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on 25 May, EuroCommerce is reminding all retailers and ... last modified 12 February 2018, 23:50 CET — filed under: , , , — Relevance: 1%
Adoption of new EU data protection rules a key milestone for the Digital Single Market
The adoption today of new EU data protection rules constitute a key milestone in the Digital Single Market strategy, according to the European Internet Service ... last modified 14 April 2016, 18:36 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
Privacy Shield: Draft Adequacy Decision an important step on road to restoring trust and certainty in data transfers
Today's publication of the draft Privacy Shield Adequacy Decision constitutes an important step on the road to restoring trust and legal certainty to ... last modified 01 March 2016, 19:38 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
Facebook is the privacy villain of the year
On 6 October, the Belgian Big Brother Awards took place in Brussels. The negative prize for the worst privacy abuser was unanimously granted to Facebook by the ... last modified 06 October 2016, 23:09 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
EU states must be ready for new data protection rules, says Brussels
With new EU data protection rules set to come into force on 25 May, the European Commission has published guidance to help Member States prepare for the ... last modified 25 January 2018, 23:01 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
MEPs demand data protection guarantees for fingerprint exchange with UK
The EU Council should not allow fingerprint data exchange between the UK and EU countries without guarantees on reciprocity and data protection in place, the ... last modified 15 May 2020, 00:17 CET — filed under: , , , — Relevance: 1%
EU proposal for passenger data to fight serious crime and terrorism - guide
The European Commission has presented a proposal for an EU Passenger Name Record (PNR) Directive to fight serious crime and terrorism. The proposal obliges air ... last modified 02 February 2011, 18:50 CET — filed under: , , , , — Relevance: 1%
GDPR working, but not well enough: EU report
While most EU Member States have set up the legal framework for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), more is needed if the new data protection regime ... last modified 29 July 2019, 23:08 CET — filed under: , , , , — Relevance: 1%
Data protection: SMEs welcome vote at ITRE Committee, urge LIBE to follow
UEAPME, the European craft and SME employers’ organisation, welcomed today’s vote at the European Parliament’s Industry Committee (ITRE) on the revised data ... last modified 20 February 2013, 22:14 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
Attitudes on Data Protection and Electronic Identity in the European Union - Special Eurobarometer survey 359
Three out of four Europeans accept that revealing personal data is part of everyday life, but they are also worried about how companies – including search ... last modified 16 June 2011, 16:58 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
The aim of the public consultation on the Consultation on the Commission's comprehensive approach on personal data protection in the European Union is to ... last modified 04 November 2010, 13:18 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
EU data protection rules reform - guide
What happens to your personal data when you board a plane, open a bank account, or share photos online? How is this data used and by whom? How do you ... last modified 04 November 2010, 16:07 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
EU-US data transfer accord enters into force
The European Union approved Tuesday the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield, a special arrangement that replaces the former 'Safe Harbor' agreement to allow transfer of ... last modified 13 July 2016, 00:31 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
Privacy Shield opens hole in protection of EU citizens' privacy
The European Commission today is clearing the way for the transfer of EU consumers' personal data to the US. However, the European Consumer Organisation (BEUC) ... last modified 12 July 2016, 17:47 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
Automotive industry joins forces on access to vehicle data
Europe's automobile manufacturers and automotive suppliers have announced that they are joining forces to find a solution for secure and safe access to vehicle ... last modified 01 December 2016, 13:52 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
EU-Japan data sharing agreement comes into effect
The EU Commission adopted Wednesday an 'adequacy decision' which allows personal data to flow freely between the European Union and Japan on the basis of ... last modified 24 January 2019, 22:31 CET — filed under: , , , — Relevance: 1%
his guide aims to help those companies that do not handle personal data as a core business activity, such as SMEs that mainly deal with personal data of ... last modified 21 May 2018, 18:44 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
The General Data Protection Regulation rules will apply as of 25 May 2018. They will bring several improvements to deal with data protection violations in the ... last modified 21 May 2018, 18:49 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
SMEs welcome Commission GDPR Report
SMEunited welcomes the evaluation report on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), published by the European Commission. The report takes into account ... last modified 26 June 2020, 00:04 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
New EU plans to beef up consumers’ online privacy
The European Commission is presenting plans today to overhaul a law covering the confidentiality and security of electronic communications such as phone, ... last modified 10 January 2017, 22:37 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
Skype, WhatsApp face tighter EU e-Privacy laws
Services such as Skype and WhatsApp would need to respect similar e-Privacy rules to those for traditional phone and text messaging services under plans to ... last modified 12 January 2017, 19:15 CET — filed under: , , , — Relevance: 1%
Data protection reform package
The EU data protection reform package entered into force in May 2016 and will be applicable as of May 2018. It includes the General Data Protection Regulation ... last modified 24 May 2017, 15:35 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
Data protection rules: backing from European Parliament Industry committee
The European Parliament’s Industry, Research and Energy Committee (ITRE) has given its backing to Commission proposals to reform the EU’s data protection rules ... last modified 20 February 2013, 22:31 CET — filed under: — Relevance: 1%
The shape of Europe's digital future
The European Commission unveiled on 19 February its strategy for a society powered by digital solutions that put people first, opens up new opportunities for ... last modified 19 February 2020, 17:49 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
Websites using Facebook 'Like' button are data liable
A website displaying Facebook's 'Like' button, which processes users' personal data, becomes jointly liable for collection and transmission of the data to ... last modified 04 August 2019, 21:17 CET — filed under: , , , — Relevance: 1%
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