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German government moves on draft law regarding employee data protection
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • Germany
  • October 4 2010

On August 25, 2010, the German government approved a draft law concerning special rules for employee data protection, originally proposed by the Federal Ministry of the Interior


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


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


Data subjects to be informed of CCTV surveillance use
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • Lithuania
  • June 4 2009

On April 17, 2009, the Lithuanian Data Protection Agency (ADA) issued recommendations on video surveillance, specifying that the use of CCTV should be notified by data controllers, irrespective of whether or not the images collected are recorded in a file


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


ICO approves companies’ BCRs
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 4 2009

On May 1, 2009, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) authorized the transfer of personal information from the UK by the Accenture and Atmel groups of companies to other entities within their own corporate groups