Privacy & data protection

International data transfers

In this article, we give a clear and compact overview of the recent developments in the field of international data transfers and the practical consequences thereof. 

GDPR Guidelines

The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) recently published its final guidelines on the interplay between the GDPR and the Second Payment Services Directive (PSD2).

GDPR-inbreuk

The Belgian Data Protection Authority (BDPA) and DNS Belgium have concluded a cooperation protocol that allows .be websites to be taken offline for GDPR infringements. 

facebook

The Litigation Chamber of the Data Protection Authority (DPA) ruled in decision No 35/2020 that an unspecified Belgian disciplinary and judicial authority (“Sports Court”) was entitled to forward a profile photo of Facebook to sports commissioners in order to have a so-called “ban on presence”, m

EIOPA

Earlier this year, the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) published the final version of its guidelines on outsourcing to cloud service providers.

EU Court of Justice

On 17 July 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union ('CJEU') delivered its long awaited judgment in the Schrems II case. The Court declared the Privacy Shield as a mechanism for the transfer of personal data from the EU to the US invalid. 

gdpr fines

It is about two years ago that the General Data Protection Regulation (also known as the GDPR) became applicable.

server

On 4 June 2018, the Data Protection Officer (DPO) of a telecom company reported a data breach to the Belgian Data Protection Authority.

GDPR representative

Did you know the GDPR can be relevant to your company even if you do not have an establishment in the EU? In this blog you will read 5 things you need to know about the GDPR representative, which you may have to appoint.