Time to review your GDPR legitimate interest assessment processes?

Businesses need to devote some time to keeping on top of overall compliance, particularly when it comes to lawful bases for processing. Guidance issued on lawful bases has sought to narrow the use of them in certain circumstances, for example the use of contractual obligation. This leaves many organisations limited realistic choices when deciding which […]

Follow the Sun: Last Thursday in Privacy Must-Watch Sessions

For several months, Data Protection World Forum has gathered together the insights of thousands of data protection and security experts for its Last Thursday in Privacy virtual event. But if you missed out on attending our most recent event, held on 30 July, you still have the opportunity to catch-up on the cutting-edge sessions from […]

Privacy lawyer gives insight on the disruption expected after Schrems II ruling

Abigail Dubiniecki, freelance lawyer and privacy professional, talks with PrivSec about the likely complications that will follow the invalidation of the Privacy Shield and the new terms of Standard Contractual Clauses (SCCs). On 16 July 2020, a court case started by Austrian privacy activist Max Schrems against Facebook Ireland received a long-anticipated verdict from the […]

Schrems II: Tech lawyer explains CJEU’s ruling on Standard Contractual Clauses

Technology lawyer, GDPR expert, and European Commission’s Cloud Computing Expert, Maciej Gawroński from Gawroński & Partners talks to PrivSec to offer up his first reactions to the ruling and to provide clarity on the technicalities of the CJEU’s validation of Standard Contractual Clauses. On July 16, 2020 the Court of Justice of the European Union […]

EC issues data advice as Brexit approaches

The European Commission (EC) is urging businesses and public bodies to take all necessary steps to ensure compliance of any personal data transfers between the UK European Union after the Brexit transition ends on 31 December. “Compliance can be achieved by having appropriate safeguards in place as foreseen by the General Data Protection Regulation [GDPR], […]