EC publishes Communication on General Data Protection Regulation

On 24 January 2018 the European Commission  published a Communication to the European Parliament and the Council Stronger protection, new opportunities - Commission guidance on the direct application of the General Data Protection Regulation as of 25 May 2018. The Communication: details the opportunities new European data protection legislation will provide explains what the EC and ...

Il video di Sicurezza 2017: servizio sul Convegno GDPR di Federprivacy

Convegno sul GDPR a Fiera Milano Rho in occasione di Sicurezza 2017. Il servizio sulla giornata organizzata da Ethos Media Group con il patrocinio di Federprivacy. Parlano Nicola Bernardi, Presidente di Federprivacy, Francesco Pizzetti, giurista ed ex Garante Privacy, Paolo Balboni, presidente della European Privacy Association, e Massimo Montanile, Delegato Federprivacy di Roma e DPO di Elettronica Spa.

Article 29 Working Party Guidelines on Personal data breach notification under GDPR

On 18 October, the Article 29 Working Party published its Guidelines on Personal data breach notification under Regulation 2016/679. The Guidelines are not, however, final as stakeholders have until 28 November 2017 to provide their comments and feedback. The EU General Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter, “GDPR”) introduces the requirement for a personal data breach to be notified to the ...

GDPR, focus sulla nuova privacy europea a #Sicurezza2017 | 16 novembre a Fiera Milano

"Toccherà a Federprivacy fare il punto sulle nuove regole in materia di privacy durante il convegno "GDPR, il nuovo Regolamento Europeo sulla protezione dei dati", organizzato da Ethos Media Group per il prossimo 16 novembre, a cui parteciperanno esperti della materia e rappresentanti delle autorità come il colonnello Marco Menegazzo, Comandante del Nucleo Speciale Privacy della Guardia ...

Banks: Garante determines employees are not allowed to furtively view current accounts

On 22 June 2017, the Italian Data Protection Authority confirmed the unlawful processing of personal data by an Italian bank which permitted one of its employees to illicitly view and communicate current account data of one its clients to third parties. In the case at stake, an account holder argued before the Garante that specific data relating ...

New Article 29 Working Party Opinion Published: Opinion 2/2017 on data processing at work

The Article 29 Working Party adopted Opinion 2/2017 on data processing at work on 8 June 2017. The Opinion builds on Opinion 8/2001 and its 2002 Working Document on the surveillance of electronic communications in the workplace, adapting to the context of present technologies that have changed the field of employee data processing and therefore impacting the ...

David and Goliath: the GDPR and regulating the data-centric society

One year from the direct applicability of the new European Privacy Regulation... “Regulating the internet giants: The world’s most valuable resource is no longer oil, but data” published in the May 6th 2017 edition of The Economist explains the enormous power that Internet companies have due to their control over data.  It rightly describes that “uantity ...