Privacy & data protection

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.

ECJ judgement Rijkeboer case | time.lex

How long do access logs need to be archived in Europe?