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Data Protection News: November 2019

November's data protection news: ● In a demoralising turn of events, the development of the ePrivacy Regulation proposal has come to a standstill ● Guidelines and reports from EU data protection authorities ● Cases and decisions from EU Member States ● Enforcement actions taken by National Data Protection Authorities ● Recommended articles.

Data Protection News: October 2019

It seems like time is rushing us, but take a moment to think about the importance of last month's events for European data privacy: ● Data controllers in Romania start to feel the pressure of GDPR and ePrivacy enforcement, after a list of 55 corrective measures was published by the Data Protection Authority (ANSPDCP). ● Many useful guidelines were published…

GDPR și serviciile medicale: 5 probleme care ar trebui să dea de gândit

Acestea sunt doar câteva din punctele nevralgice care trebuie să fie tratate pentru a implementa corect obligațiile de protecție a datelor: 1. Confuzia dintre consimțământul pentru intervenții medicale și consimțământul pentru prelucrarea datelor personale. 2. Informarea despre prelucrarea datelor personale. 3. Proceduri interne pentru gestionarea cererilor de la persoanele vizate. 4. Inventarierea categoriilor de date prelucrare și a activităților de…

Data Protection News: September 2019

September's data protection news: ● Erase and rewind: new CJEU case-law on right to be forgotten ● CJEU: cookies still in the limelight ● The scope of the right to access ● Romania: NIS Directive transposed ● EU: upcoming case-law & ePrivacy update ● Guidelines and reports from EU data protection authorities ● Cases and decisions from EU Member States…

Data Protection News: Summer Edition 2019

This summer's data protection news: ● The battle for cookies - ICO and CNIL issue new guidance, but the trenches of online profiling are hard to control ● CJEU's Fashion ID – another case of joint controllers ● The pitfalls of relying on employee consent - a case from Greece ● New legislation in Romania wants to identify SIM card…

Monthly Roundup of Data Protection News: May 2019

Last month in data protection news: ● In cahoots with Facebook whether you like it or not: a feature story about being joint controllers with Facebook when you create a page ● GDPR in 1 year: links to all the articles we found with anniversary facts and figures ● An apple a day: Dutch Data Protection Authority issues guidance on…

Monthly Roundup of Data Protection News: March 2019

Last month in data protection news: ● Political campaigns and the GDPR: a feature story on the issues raised by processing personal data for political purposes. ● First GDPR fine in Poland: business information aggregator sanctioned for lack of transparency. ● Copyright Directive vs GDPR: see where the legislation ovelaps and what this means for content sharing platforms. ● AdTech…

ECJ case to settle what should be common sense on cookie consent

This week ECJ Advocate General Maciej Szpunar issued his Opinion on the Planet 49 Case – a case dealing with issues which should have been sufficiently clear not to bother the Court in the first place. Namely, it is about (a) pre-checked boxes as means to collect consent for placing cookies and (b) if, under the ePrivacy Directive, the same…

Our pro bono work in 2018

Pro bono work and public participation are part of our core organizational values. We try to find time and resources to make data protection better in Romania.

[RO] Transferul datelor către grupul băncii în Codul de Conduită ARB

Pe 5 noiembrie 2018 Asociaţia Română a Băncilor a publicat noul său Cod de Conduită, care se referă şi la aspecte de protecţia datelor http://www.arb.ro/codul-de-conduita/. Codul stabileşte confidenţialitatea datelor furnizate de clienţi şi obligaţia angajaţilor băncii să protejeze aceste date. Însă, formularea legată de dezvăluirea acestor date personale către entităţi din grupul băncii (secţiunea 2.5 din Cod) poate crea confuzii:…