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Old EU SCCs now repealed

European Union, Ireland - September 29 2021 When the European Commission adopted the new EU Standard Contractual Clauses (new SCCs) for international data transfers earlier this year, we…

Government publishes legislation programme for Autumn 2021

European Union, Ireland - September 29 2021 The Government has published its legislation programme for Autumn 2021. We have set out below the status of key Bills of relevance to the data…

WhatsApp decision considers scope of transparency obligations under the GDPR

Ireland - September 24 2021 The DPC recently fined WhatsApp €225m for failing to discharge its transparency obligations under the GDPR. The decision will have implications for…

Chris Bollard, John Cahir, Andrea Lawler, Andrew Sheridan, John Whelan.

EDPB provides guidance on requirements of data processing contracts

European Union - July 16 2021 The finalized EDPB Guidelines on the concepts of controller and processor (07/2020) in the GDPR were published this week. The Guidelines helpfully…

DPC publishes Guidelines on collection of vaccination data of employees

Ireland - July 13 2021 The Data Protection Commission (DPC) has published guidelines addressing the issue of what information employers can process in relation to their…