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Data protection issues associated with WEEE Directive

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • European Union
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  • July 27 2010

The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) has adopted an Opinion on the Proposal for an EU Directive on waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) (the Proposal

New “controller to processor” standard contractual clauses effective on 15 May 2010

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • European Union
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  • March 15 2010

The European Commission has adopted the Decision of 5 February 2010 updating the standard contractual clauses for the transfer of personal data to processors established in non-EU countries

Spanish Data Protection Agency investigates hospitals

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Spain
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  • May 5 2010

The Spanish Data Protection Agency (SDPA) has initiated an investigation to examine whether hospitals in Spain comply with data protection regulations, especially with those regarding the security and confidentiality of health-related information and how the rights of access, rectification, cancellation and objection of patients are attended to

Minors and loyalty cards

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Spain
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  • May 24 2010

In response to a query on the processing of personal data of minors who are provided with loyalty cards, the Spanish Data Protection Agency (SDPA) advised that, unlike minors over 14 years of age who may give a valid consent to the processing of their personal data, the processing of personal data of minors under 14 requires the consent of their parents or guardians

Opt-in mechanisms for behavioural advertising

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • European Union
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  • August 10 2010

The Article 29 Working Party has adopted Opinion 22010 on behavioural advertising

The Spanish Data Protection Regulation may be infringing the EU Data Protection Directive

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • European Union, Spain
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  • September 27 2010

The Spanish Supreme Court has referred a question for a preliminary ruling to the European Court of Justice (ECJ

Recommendations of the Spanish Data Protection Agency to health centres

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Spain
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  • January 12 2011

The Spanish Data Protection Agency (SPDA) has published its report on the investigation it conducted in the health sector

Deposit of sub-processing agreements to data protection authorities not required

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • European Union
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  • October 19 2010

The Article 29 Working Party adopted FAQs intended to address a number of issues raised by the application of the standard contractual clauses for the transfer of personal data to non-EEA-based processors (contractual clauses "controller to processor") and the conditions for sub-processing of personal data between a non-EEA-based processor and non-EEA-based sub-processor

Employee geolocalisation

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Spain
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  • November 2 2010

According to Article 2 of Directive 200258EC on Privacy and Electronic Communications, "location data" means any data processed in an electronic communications network, indicating the geographic position of the terminal equipment of a user of a publicly available electronic communications service

Mandatory electronic communications with the Spanish Tax Agency starting 1 January 2011

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Spain
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  • February 18 2011

Under the Royal Decree 13632010 of October 29, 2010, certain entities will be required to receive communications and notices from the Spanish Tax Agency through electronic means