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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:…

Romania’s GDPR implementation law: A few national specifics

The October 2018 issue of Privacy Laws & Business International Report features our comments on the Romanian law implementing GDPR. You can subscribe to the report at here, and you can download our article here.

Romanian law implements the GDPR

  The law implementing GDPR in Romania (Law no. 190/2018) has been published and will enter into force on 31 July 2018. We have put together a brief description of the provisions together with some comments, in both Romanian and English language.          For an unofficial translation of the Romanian GDPR Implementation Law no. 190/2018, provided by…

[RO] Dreptul la portabilitatea datelor în GDPR

Dreptul la portabilitatea datelor este o noutate introdusă de Regulamentul General privind Protecția Datelor. Ca atare, implementarea acestui drept pleacă de la zero și, după cum arată analiza particularităților sale, nu este lipsită de neclarități și zone unde vor trebui dezvoltate bune practici. Articolul scris de Andreea Lisievici, partener PrivacyOne, își propune să analizeze principalele particularități ale portabilității datelor și…