News

  1. Several organisations have contacted the CNPD following the receipt of a request for access that seemed dubious. The CNPD immediately contacted the GovCert to check whether it is a legitimate email or a phishing attempt. It has indeed been confirmed that the demand that has come from the domain "electronicprivacy.eu" is classified as phishing.

  2. CNPD Course: 23 October 2018

    On 23 October 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.

  3. CNPD Course: 4 September 2018

    On 4 September 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.

  4. First plenary meeting of the EDPB

    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.

  5. Cambridge Analytica/Facebook

    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.

  6. Cambridge Analytica/Facebook

    “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."

  7. CNPD Course: 13 April 2018

    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.

  8. CNPD Course: 7&8 February 2018

    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.

  9. International transfers of personal data

    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.

  10. 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.

  11. GDPR Compliance Support Tool

    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.

  12. CNPD Course: 7&8 February 2018

    On 7 and 8 Febrary 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.

  13. Guide for businesses, public authorities and associations

    The CNPD has published a new brochure for data controllers and processors. The goal of this publication is to inform businesses, public authorities and associations about their data protection obligations and guide them in their effort to be compliant.

  14. CNPD

    On the 18th and 19th October 2017, the CNPD organized two Information sessions about the General Data Protection Regulation. Nearly 500 representatives of companies, public administrations and associations attended these events. DESCRIPTION The General Data Protection Regulation will be applicable

  15. CNPD Course

    Description As our society collectively moves online, so businesses, public administrations, associations and other professional actors increasingly find themselves collecting, exchanging and processing personal data. And yet, the use of such data is subject to stringent rules. Processing activities such

  16. International transfers of personal data

    The Rakuten 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

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