Tag Archives: Article 29 Working Party

GDPR – setting the record straight on data breach reporting

By Elizabeth Denham, Information Commissioner. Our series of blogs continues to sort the fact from the fiction by busting some of the myths around the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). New requirements to report serious breaches of personal data are … Continue reading

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Consent is not the ‘silver bullet’ for GDPR compliance

By Elizabeth Denham, Information Commissioner. Last week I launched a series of blogs to bust some of the myths that have developed around the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Before the new law comes into effect on 25 May 2018, … Continue reading

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Profiling under the GDPR: feedback request

By Jo Pedder, Interim Head of Policy and Engagement. Imagine a friend tells you about a holiday deal. You go online to book the same deal but you cannot see it on the website. Unbeknown to you, behind the scenes … Continue reading

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GDPR guidance in 2017

By Jo Pedder, Interim Head of Policy Delivery. There’s nothing like a new year to focus the mind on self-improvement. And from a data protection perspective, there’s something about the arrival of 2017 that makes the implementation of GDPR in … Continue reading

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The US Safe Harbor – breached but perhaps not destroyed!

By David Smith, Deputy Commissioner and Director of Data Protection. Not surprisingly there’s been huge interest in the impact of the judgment of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) regarding the US Safe Harbor scheme. For those … Continue reading

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Three years on… …and still waiting for reform

By David Smith, Deputy Commissioner and Director of Data Protection. As the candles were blown out on the third birthday of the European Commission’s proposal for a new data protection regulation for Europe, there were plenty of people asking how … Continue reading

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Update on our response to the European Google judgment

By David Smith, Deputy Commissioner and Director of Data Protection. It’s now 11 weeks since I last wrote about the Court of Justice of the European Union judgment in the Costeja case. The publicity given to the judgment has certainly … Continue reading

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Four things we’ve learned from the EU Google judgment

By David Smith, Deputy Commissioner and Director of Data Protection. *UPDATE, 05/06/14: Google has now published a form allowing people to apply to have search results linked to their name removed. The Article 29 Working Party, which brings together data … Continue reading

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ICO blog: Road to reform proves long and winding

As the saying goes – a week’s a long time in politics – so six weeks can feel more like a lifetime in the workings of the European Union’s political machine. That’s how long it is since the agreement by … Continue reading

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