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German DPA issues legal opinion on cloud computing

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • Germany
  • -
  • June 23 2010

On June 18, 2010, the data protection authority of the German federal state of Schleswig-Holstein published a press release and a comprehensive legal opinion on cloud computing

AEPD issues guidance on video-surveillance

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • Spain
  • -
  • March 16 2009

On January 28, 2009, the Spanish Data Protection Agency (AEPD) issued a ‘Video-Surveillance Guide’ addressing questions that are being raised in the public and private sectors

Data Protection Commissioner issues interim breach notification guidance

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • June 4 2009

On April 14, 2009, the Irish Data Protection Commissioner published interim guidelines for private sector organizations, recommending the notification of all data breaches to the Commissioner’s office, "regardless of the amount or quality of the personal data at issue."

ICO issues RAND report on strengths and weaknesses of EU Data Protection Directive

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • -
  • June 4 2009

On May 12, 2009, the UK Information Commissioner’s Office published a study commissioned from RAND Europe, setting out the strengths and weaknesses of the European Data Protection Directive (Directive 9546EC

Commission issues recommendation on RFID, privacy and data protection

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • European Union
  • -
  • June 4 2009

On May 12, 2009, the European Commission issued a non-binding recommendation on the implementation of privacy and data protection principles in applications supported by radio-frequency identification (RFID

Spanish DPA issues internet user privacy recommendations

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • Spain
  • -
  • June 4 2009

On May 13, 2009, the Spanish Data Protection Authority (AEPD) issued extensive guidance with online privacy and security recommendations

Italian DPA increases fines for breaches of telephone database compliance

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • Italy
  • -
  • April 28 2009

On March 18, 2009, the Italian DPA (The Garante per la Protezione dei Dati Personali) announced measures designed to increase potential fines from a previous maximum of 30,000 to 300,000 for the most serious offences where companies violate telemarketing rules on access to telephone databases

German Federal Office for Information Security issues final framework paper on information security for cloud computing

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • Germany
  • -
  • May 16 2011

On May 10, 2011, the German Federal Office for Information Security, (the Bundesamt für Sicherheit in der Informationtechnik or "BSI") released the final framework paper on information security issues related to cloud computing

German DPAs publish comprehensive FAQs on statutory data breach notification requirement

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • Germany
  • -
  • May 31 2011

The German Data Protection Authorities of Berlin and North Rhine-Westphalia have issued a paper containing Frequently Asked Questions about the German statutory data breach notification requirement that went into effect on September 1, 2009

New FAQs on binding corporate rules

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • European Union
  • -
  • June 4 2009

On April 27, 2009, the Article 29 Working Party issued a new working document (WP 155 rev.04) on frequently asked questions (FAQs) relating to binding corporate rules (BCRs