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In the context of the Data Protection Day, the CNPD publishes three animated videos on the future General Data Protection Regulation and launches a complaint form. The goal of this day is to raise awareness on data protection and inform citizens of their rights and of good practices, thereby enabling them to exercise these rights more effectively.
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The WP 29 adopts EU-US Privacy Shield FAQs for Individuals and companies


At the December plenary, the WP29 had the opportunity to further define the implementation of the Privacy Shield. To this end, the WP29 adopted specific communication tools for both individuals and companies. These tools can be used by each national Data Protection Authority (DPA) as a basis for their own communication.
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As part of the Digital Lëtzebuerg initiative, the CNPD and the Ministry of State (SMC) organize a series of events specially designed to present the new General Data Protection Regulation and to guide you through its implementation. After a conference on 11 October where the main changes of the regulation were presented, specialized informations sessions are organised from 14 to 16 November 2016 according to the line of business.
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Xavier Bettel, Premier ministre, ministre des Communications et des Médias

On 11 October 2016,the CNPD and the media and communications department (Service des médias et des communications - SMC) organised a conference on the main changes introduced by the new general data protection regulation. This conference marked the start of a series of events specially devised as part of the ‘Digital Lëtzebuerg’ initiative to present the new regulation to the various stakeholders and to guide them through its implementation. Before an audience of more than 500 people at the Maison du Savoir in Esch-Belval, Prime Minister and Minister for Communications and Media Xavier Bettel spoke of the challenges and opportunities of the new European regulation for the Grand Duchy.
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As part of the Digital Lëtzebuerg initiative, the CNPD and the Ministry of State (SMC) are proud to invite you to a series of events specially designed to present the new general data protection regulation and to guide you through its implementation. This initiative will start with a conference that will take place in Belval on October 11. Please find attached the invitation with the agenda of the day and the link to register before October 4th. The language of the conference is French and/or English depending on the individual speaker’s choice. Information regarding the specific seminars will follow. Feel free to share this information with other people who could be interested.
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Transfer of personal data from the EU to the US

The WP29 reiterates its position on the EU – U.S. Privacy Shield draft adequacy decision


"In view of the upcoming Article 31 Committee meeting on the EU-US Privacy Shield, the Article 29 Working Party would like to reiterate its position as expressed in its April 2016 public opinion. The objective of the Working party is to make sure that an essentially equivalent level of protection is maintained when personal data is processed under the Privacy Shield."
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