In connection with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), many companies are wondering how to implement a “data deletion policy”. This article describes the essential steps that companies need to undertake when preparing a GDPR-compliant data deletion policy and the associated documentation.
DataGuidance, in collaboration with Bird & Bird and Workday, hosted a complimentary webinar focusing on data protection & cloud computing. During the webinar, our panel of expert speakers discussed a cloud/SaaS case study, navigating the data protection aspects arising for customers, SaaS and cloud infrastructure providers, including transfer of data abroad, liability for damages and […]
Through a common interpretation by data protection authorities in the EU, these guidelines seek to ensure a consistent application of the GDPR when assessing whether particular processing by a controller or a processor falls within the scope of the new EU legal framework. In these guidelines, the EDPB sets out and clarifies the criteria for determining the […]
The list is intended to encompass both national and cross-border data processing and reflects feedback received during public consultation. The list has also been approved by the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) where it includes processing operations relating to the provision of goods and services to individuals or the monitoring of their behaviour in several Member States or which […]
This guidance will help you to understand the importance of encryption as an appropriate technical measure to protect the personal data you hold. Whether you are a controller or a processor, encryption is a technique that you can use to protect personal data. The guidance outlines the concept of encryption in the context of the […]
A key principle of the GDPR is that you process personal data securely by means of ‘appropriate technical and organisational measures’ – this is the ‘security principle’. Doing this requires you to consider things like risk analysis, organisational policies, and physical and technical measures. You also have to take into account additional requirements about the security of […]
The EU General Data Protection is finally here, and things like data mapping, data protection impact assessment, consent management, and data subject rights have been on everyone’s minds leading up to its arrival. While these operational requirements are obvious for many companies, some others have flown under the radar.
The primary aim of these guidelines is to identify overarching criteria that may be relevant to all types of certification mechanisms issued in accordance with Articles 42 and 43 of the GDPR. To this end, the guidelines: explore the rationale for certification as an accountability tool; explain the key concepts of the certification provisions in […]
This document seeks to provide guidance as to the application of Article 49 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on derogations in the context of transfers of personal data to third countries.
The GDPR introduces new provisions to address the risks arising from profiling and automated decision-making, notably, but not limited to, privacy. The purpose of these guidelines is to clarify those provisions. This document covers: Definitions of profiling and automated decision-making and the GDPR approach to these in general – Chapter II General provisions on profiling […]