International data protection enforcement bulletin - January 2015

30 January 2015

Welcome to the January 2015 International data protection enforcement bulletin.

In addition to a review of enforcement action taken in many of the jurisdictions in which Bird & Bird has offices, highlights up to December 2014 include :

  • Controversial data retention laws proposed for Australia
  • The Czech DPA sheds light on the “right to be forgotten”
  • Analysis of recommendations from the French Unfair Terms Commission addressing data protection and privacy clauses provided by social networks
  • Update on recent decision, authorities and guidance from the Italian DPA
  • Amendments to provisions of the Dutch telecommunications act governing the use of cookies
  • More strict requirements for opt-in direct marketing in Poland
  • Healthcare guidelines from the Singapore Personal Data Protection Commission
  • Guidance from the Slovak DPA on BCRs and on purposes of personal data processing
  • New obligations imposed on medium-sized and large enterprises on whistleblowing in Slovakia

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