• Category Archives: European Law

GDPR privacy notice

A privacy notice is a public document from an organization that explains how that organization processes personal data and how it applies data protection principles. GDPR provides detailed instructions on how to create a privacy notice, placing an emphasis on making them easy to understand and accessible. ( Articles 12, 13, and 14 ) According… Read the full article

Right of access art.15 GDPR

What is the right of access? The right of access, commonly referred to as subject access, gives individuals the right to obtain a copy of their personal data as well as other supplementary information. It helps individuals to understand how and why you are using their data, and check you are doing it lawfully. How… Read the full article

GDPR. You have six options to process your personal data legally. Which one do you choose?

GDPR brings six grounds on which you can process your legal data. One is consent, but it must be accompanied by information, can be withdrawn at any time, and in some cases may be invalid (for example in working relationships). At the same time, you are required to demonstrate at any time that you have… Read the full article

What is a Data Protection Impact Assesment? (DPIA)

Data Protection Impact Assessments are used to identify and protect against any data protection related risks arising from a new project. Under the new GDPR these impact assessments will be mandatory for any high-risk processing projects. Benefits Will allow you to make informed decisions about the acceptability of data protection risks and communicate it with… Read the full article

Payment services: Consumers to benefit from cheaper, safer and more innovative electronic payments

“European consumers will be able to reap the full benefits of paying online for goods and services, thanks to new rules that will it make it cheaper, easier and safer to make electronic payments. The revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2), which will apply as of 13 January 2018, aims to modernise Europe’s payment services to… Read the full article

Online shopping: EU remedies against defective digital products

The first EU rules that protect shoppers who face defective services or digital content If the issue can not be resolved, the price must be reduced or the contract concluded and the consumer’s payment refunded Digital content includes music, movies, applications, games and computer software People who buy or download music, apps, games, or cloud… Read the full article

ECJ decides – Uber should be regulated like a taxi company

The European law regulates and protects online services from undue restrictions and the national governments have an obligation to notify the European Commission of any measure regulating them, in order to not be discriminatory or disproportionate. In this case, transport services are regulated at national and local level. “Any ruling will not change things in… Read the full article

Management of personal data as of May 2018

After four years of preparation and debate, the General Data Protection Regulation was finally endorsed by the European Parliament on 14 April 2016. It will enter into force 20 days after its publication in the Official Journal of the EU and will be applied directly in all Member States two years after that date. Date… Read the full article

Preparing for GDPR: Announce authorities about compromising personal data security

Notification of the Supervisory Authority in case the personal data security system has been compromised is an important step in preparation for the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The document will apply to all states of the European Union on 25 May 2018. If the technical and organizational measures have failed and… Read the full article