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Data protection impact assessments: new EDPS recommendations (NautaDutilh)

Authors: Peter Craddock, Jacqueline van Essen, Terrence Dom and Vincent Wellens (NautaDutilh) Publication date: 06/07/2020 On 6 July 2020, the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) published a report on the use of data protection impact assessments (DPIAs) within EU institutions. This report, based on replies by 39 EU institutions, bodies

2020-07-13T02:07:34+00:00 13 juillet, 2020|Categories: Droit au respect de la vie privée|Tags: , |

Belgian Data Protection Authority scrutinised by Brussels Markets Court (Loyens & Loeff)

Author: Stéphanie De Smedt (Loyens & Loeff) Publication date: 12/05/2020 In February 2020, the Markets Court (a division of Brussels’ Court of Appeal) annulled the decision by which the Belgian Data Protection Authority (BDPA) had imposed an administrative fine of EUR 10,000 on a retailer for the use of electronic

2020-05-26T02:28:36+00:00 26 mai, 2020|Categories: Droit au respect de la vie privée|Tags: , , |

5 things you need to know about the obligation to appoint a GDPR representative (Timelex)

Authors: Bernd Fiten and Geert Somers (Timelex) Publication date: 29/04/2020 Did you know the GDPR can be relevant to your company even if you do not have an establishment in the EU? In this blog you will read 5 things you need to know about the GDPR representative, which you

2020-05-01T07:08:19+00:00 1 mai, 2020|Categories: Droit au respect de la vie privée|Tags: , , |

Quelles sont les données à caractère personnel que les entreprises peuvent traiter dans la lutte contre le COVID-19 ? (Claeys & Engels)

Auteur: Claeys & Engels Date de publication: 30/04/2020 En raison de la pandémie du COVID-19, les entreprises prennent diverses mesures de prévention pour éviter la propagation du virus. Cela passe par des questionnaires (sur les destinations récentes, les symptômes médicaux,..), à la mesure de la température corporelle (avec un thermomètre

Cybercriminals thrive on the COVID-19 pandemic (Timelex)

Authors: Zenzi De Graeve and Geert Somers (Timelex) Publication date: 07/04/2020 The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic changed our lives drastically as it impacts our health system, our economy and our daily interactions. But in addition to these persistent threats, the virus created an environment in which cybercriminals thrive. Cyberattacks

Belgian Data Protection Authority – again – imposes GDPR fines on public officers (Loyens & Loeff)

Author: Stéphanie De Smedt (Loyens & Loeff) Publication date: 03/12/2019 The Belgian Data Protection Authority (BDPA) is slowly but steadily becoming more active in enforcing the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Just like the very first GDPR fine that was imposed in Belgium (see below), the most recent fines are

2019-12-11T11:10:06+00:00 11 décembre, 2019|Categories: Droit au respect de la vie privée|Tags: , , |

German real estate company fined 14.5 million EUR for storing all personal data of tenants indefinitely in an archive system (Timelex)

Author: Frederic Debusseré (Timelex) Publication date: 11/11/2019 On 30 October 2019, the Berlin Data Protection Authority (DPA) issued a big fine of 14.5 million EUR against Deutsche Wohnen SE, a German publicly listed real estate company with more than 160,000 apartments in its portfolio, for storing all personal data of its tenants

2019-12-02T10:40:04+00:00 23 novembre, 2019|Categories: Droit au respect de la vie privée|Tags: , , |

’I want my data!’- Recent Developments in the Right to Access One’s Personal Data (Stibbe)

Author: Cyril Fischer (Stibbe) Publication date: 22/08/2019 The Belgian Data Protection Authority has recently adopted a broad view of the right to access one's personal data. The Belgian Data Protection Authority ('Belgian DPA') has recently rendered a decision on an individual’s request to access his personal data. After a brief discussion of this

2019-08-28T15:22:36+00:00 28 août, 2019|Categories: Droit au respect de la vie privée Privacy, IT & IP|Tags: , , , |

RGPD amende British Airways : société piratée doublement victime ? (Timelex)

Auteur: Bernd Fiten (Timelex) Date de publication: 10/07/2019 L’Autorité de contrôle britannique Information Commissioner's Office (ICO), a annoncé son intention d'infliger à British Airways une amende de 183 millions de livres sterling (équivalant à 243,47 millions d'euros). Ceci représente 1,5 % du chiffre d'affaires total de l'entreprise pour l'exercice 2017. Il s’agit d’une

GDPR’s first birthday in six lessons (Altius)

Author: Gerrit Vandendriessche (Altius) Publication date: 04/07/2019 The general data protection regulation (GDPR) just celebrated its first anniversary.  Although it seems that EU businesses and individuals are well aware of its existence, some controllers and processors are still not entirely GDPR compliant.  Others that already underwent GDPR audit, must realize

2019-07-12T09:49:51+00:00 12 juillet, 2019|Categories: Droit au respect de la vie privée Privacy, IT & IP|Tags: , , |