Today the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) held its first plenary meeting. This new, independent EU decision-making-body with legal personality is created by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which enters into application as of today. The EDPB succeeds the Article 29 Working Party.
The Working Party 29 (WP29), the group uniting European data protection authorities, announces its full support for the ongoing investigations by national privacy authorities into the collection and use of personal data by and through social media. In addition, the WP 29 will create a Social Media Working Group to develop a long-term strategy on the issue.
“As a rule personal data cannot be used without full transparency on how it is used and with whom it is shared. This is therefore a very serious allegation with far-reaching consequences. ICO is conducting the investigation into this matter. As Chair of the Article 29 Working Party, I fully suport their investigation. The Members of the Article 29 Working Party will work together in this process."
On 13 April 2018, the CNPD organizes new courses on the basics of data protection. These courses are aimed at “beginners”, who wish to learn basic elements of data protection law.
The PayPal Group has adopted Binding Corporate Rules, which define its global data protection policy with regard to international transfers of personal data. The purpose of these rules is to ensure that the same level of protection as in the EU is provided to employees and clients of PayPal when their personal data are transferred to entities within the same group located outside of the EU.
On 7 and 8 Feburary 2018, the CNPD organized courses on the basics of data protection. 200 participants were informed about the rights of data subjects, the obligations of controllers and processors and the role of the CNPD.
In 2018 the RESTENA Foundation and the University of Luxembourg have joined forces to provide to you a couple of sessions regarding current trends, legal and practical aspects as well as technical backgrounds of data privacy and data protection. Michel Sinner of the CNPD will be one of the Keynote speakers. His presentation will be about compliance monitoring by the CNPD.
The CNPD, with support from Digital Luxembourg and in conjunction with the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST), has developed a GDPR Compliance Support Tool. The purpose of this tool is to offer users an innovative, intuitive solution for ascertaining the level of maturity of their organisations with regard to data protection.
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2018!
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General Data Protection Regulation
Agenda / Key dates
Entrée en application du règlement général sur la protection des données
Workshop sur l’usage du GDPR Compliance Support Tool - Esch/Belval
Conférence "Four Decades of Data Protection" - Rockhal
Cybersecurity Breakfast - Notification 101: How to face data breaches and security incidents?
Formation d'introduction à la protection des données - Esch/Belval
Article 29 Working Party
- Guidelines on the application and setting of administrative fines for the purpose of the Regulation 2016/679 (WP 253)
- Guidelines on automated individual decision-making and profiling for the purposes of Regulation 2016/679 (WP 251)
- Guidelines on Personal data breach notification under Regulation 2016/679 (WP 250)
- Opinion 2/2017 on data processing at work (WP 249)
- Privacy Shield Joint Review
- Opinion 01/2017 on the Proposed Regulation for the ePrivacy Regulation (2002/58/EC) (WP 247)
Introduction to data protection
- Registered processing : consult the list
- Authorization request