On 5 September 2018, the new Belgian Data Protection Act of 30 July 2018 was published in the Belgian Official Journal. You can download the entire text here (pdf).
On July 19th the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) met in Brussels to discuss cross border cooperation and consistency procedures.
The European Data Protection Supervisor publishes guidelines on the processing of personal data through web services and by mobile applications.
Court of Justice decides that dynamic IP addresses, registered by an online media services provider in the context of the provision of its services, constitute personal data.
A Data Protection Officer is a position or role within an organisation. The Data Protection Officer oversees the processing of personal and privacy-sensitive information. When the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force in May 2018, many companies will be obliged to have appointed a Data Protection Officer.
What are the consequences of recent Facebook court cases for cross-border eCommerce business in the European Union? Here are three takeaways for every company doing business in Europe, from merchants selling goods or services online in Europe to cloud computing providers, social media platforms and many others.
On June 15th 2015 all justice ministers of the 28 member states met at the Justice and Home Affairs Council of the Council of the European Union and approved their common negotiating position on the new EU data protection regulation or “General Data Protection Regulation”.
The EU Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) wrote an opinion on Mobile Health (mHealth). According to the EDPS mHealth offers a more responsive healthcare for individuals, better disease prevention and lower healthcare costs for welfare systems.
The 28th of January 2015 was the annual Data Privacy Day (or Data Protection Day) intended to both raise awareness and promote privacy and data protection best practices. Earlier this month Professor Jos Dumortier was interviewed by Radio 1 (Hautekiet) about some hot topics in privacy and data protection.
The EU’s main data protection body, the Article 29 Working Party, recently published an Opinion on the application of European data protection rules to the Internet of Things. It shows an interesting evolution in the Working Party’s opinions as the priorities of the anticipated General Data Protection Regulation are now cautiously shining through.