At the end of last year, in the context of setting the 2023 budget, the Belgian Data Protection Authority (Autorité de protection des données/ Gegevensbeschermingsautoriteit or APD) has highlighted the main topics that will be the focus of this year’s agenda, depending on the capacity of the authority, as the APD mentioned in its press […]
UK GDPR Reform
In September 2021, the government launched its consultation here to draw proposals to make substantial changes in the UK Data Protection Laws which were less stringent than the EU GDPR but still covered all the important data protection rights. The UK government has expressed that the focus of this reform is to make a trusted […]
¿Es un deber notificar la designación del Delegado de Protección de Datos ante las Autoridades de Control?
El Reglamento General de Protección de Datos (RGPD) en su artículo 37.2, menciona la posibilidad de nombrar un Delegado de Protección de Datos (DPD) para un grupo empresarial, siempre y cuando este sea accesible desde cada establecimiento. Bajo esta premisa, entendemos que nombrando un DPD para el grupo se encuentra surtida la obligación. Sin embargo, […]
Is it a duty to notify the Supervisory Authorities of the appointment of the Data Protection Officer under the GDPR?
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in article 37.2 mentions the possibility of appointing a Data Protection Officer (DPO) for a business group, provided that the DPO is accessible from each establishment. This article has led to the conclusion that by appointing a DPO for the group the obligation is met. However, it is relevant […]
The Data Protection Officer in Europe
The EU Regulation 2016/679 on the protection of personal data (GDPR) repealing Directive 95/46/EC focusses, among the others, on a particular topic that will be governed by new specific and more consistent rules: the Data Protection Officer (DPO). This figure is already well known to European companies and institutions, but the GDPR finally clarifies and […]