Privacy & data protection

The Paypers Market Guide | time.lex

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]’.

The Paypers Market Guide | time.lex

Ecommerce merchants, PSPs, fintech companies and financial institutions use big data technologies to improve customer intelligence, reduce risk, and meet regulatory objectives.

GDPR: where to start | time.lex

The General Data Protection Regulation, which saw the light of day in spring last year, is set to apply from 25 May 2018. This means that businesses and organizations of all shapes and sizes have about 16 months to prepare themselves to comply with the new set of data protection rules.

Guidelines EDPS | time.lex

The European Data Protection Supervisor publishes guidelines on the processing of personal data through web services and by mobile applications.

Data Protection Officer | time.lex

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.

Big Data's legal & compliance challenges | time.lex

In light of some of these issues, European citizens have grown more conscious about the value and the protection of their personal data. The principal question is no longer: who is the owner of my personal data, but rather: who has actual access to my data? 

Cloud Computing and EU Financial Services | time.lex

For some time now the EU’s financial services sector has sought clarification upon when and to what extent it may use public cloud computing.  Recent developments in the Netherlands and the UK may shed a little light on the issue.

WP29 Apps on Smart Devices | time.lex

The publication of the Article 29 Data Protection Working Party’s opinion “Apps on Smart Devices” has provided clarification on the legal framework relating to the processing of personal data on different smart, especially mobile, devices. The opinion is a must-read comprehensive guide for a

BOYD smartphone | time.lex

“Bring your own device” or “BYOD”, meaning that employees use their own laptop or smartphone and software for professional purposes, is an increasing trend. A lot of companies simply tolerate it or even ignore it and believe that it doesn’t concern them. This raises legal concerns.