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How To Tackle Data Breaches Notifications Under GDPR

Written by Edwin Jacobs on , in category Rules & regulations

On October 3rd 2017, the EU’s Article 29 Working Party (WP29) adopted its draft of ‘Guidelines on Personal data breach notification under Regulation 2016/679 [General Data Protection Regulation]’. Even though the document is still open for comments by stakeholders until November 28th, this article takes a preliminary look at the guidelines’ main takeaways and recalls upon data breach obligations arising from other instruments that payment -, communication- and internet service providers might also have to comply with.

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Is Profiling Still Allowed Under GDPR?

Written by Edwin Jacobs on , in category Rules & regulations

Ecommerce merchants, PSPs, fintech companies and financial institutions use big data technologies to improve customer intelligence, reduce risk, and meet regulatory objectives. For all companies doing business in Europe, including those based in the US or elsewhere outside the EU, it is crucial to align business operations with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that will come into force on 25 May 2018.

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Counting clouds: time.lex presents the DECIDE project

Written by Pieter Gryffroy on , in category News & announcements

DECIDE is a project funded under the EU’s horizon 2020 programme that will stimulate the creation and deployment through the use of its systems of applications, which are so designed that they can distribute their constituting components over heterogeneous cloud resources, sometimes provided by different cloud service providers, while still holding all the functional, business and non-functional properties declared in their respective Service Level Agreements (further: SLAs).

time.lex is providing legal assistance throughout the implementation of the project, focussing i.a. on aspects of applicable law, data protection and contractual implications of a multi-cloud structure.

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