Privacy & data protection

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The Danish supervisory authority proposes to impose a fine of DKK 1.5 million (approximately € 200,000) on a Danish furniture manufacturer (IDDesign) for failing to comply with the obligations regarding the retention periods of personal data.

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On the 9th of July, the hearing of the so-called Schrems 2.0 case took place before the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Justice (“CJEU”).

CyberSec4EU

On Thursday the 4th of July 2019, Cyber Security for Europe (CyberSec4EU) hosted a panel on the Proposal for a Regulation establishing the European Cybersecurity Industrial, Technology and Research Competence Centre and the Network of National Coordination Centres, the NCCC regulation.

British Airways

The British Supervisory Authority, the British Information Commissioner's Office (ICO), announced its intention to impose a GDPR fine of £183 million (equivalent to €243.47 million) on British Airways.

1 year GDPR

About a year ago, on 25 May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) became applicable. Today, one year later, we draw up a balance sheet of the enforcement actions taken by the supervisory authorities across the EU.

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The previous statement by the new Chairman of the Belgian Data Protection Authority (DPA) affirming that the DPA will step up a gear in 2019 to ensure compliance with the GDPR has in the meantime been reinforced by the imposition of the first GDPR fine in Belgium.

NIS

The EU Network and Information Security (NIS) Directive has been implemented in Belgian law. What does it mean for you?

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Early April, a variant of the right to be forgotten was introduced in insurance law. This was achieved by means of the Act of 4 April 2019 amending the Act of 4 April 2014 on insurances, which introduces a right to be forgotten for certain personal insurances.

Frederic Debussere VTM

On 8 May 2019, the Court of Appeal of Brussels ruled in the case of the Belgian Data Protection Authority v. Facebook following the pleadings of 27 and 28 March 2019.