Denmark

Overview

Stage of legislative progress 
Eg. pre-consultation, in consultation

Justice Ministry report on 24 May 2017 summarised GDPR and A29WP guidance. Implementing legislation to be based on report and consultations.

Approach to implementation 
Eg. amendments to existing law, total repeal of old laws

n/a 

Timescale for implementation 
Eg. pre-consultation, in consultation

Implementing legislation expected in October 2017.


Areas where Member States must have local laws:

Personal data and freedom of expression 

n/a

Penalties

Administrative fines as prescribed in the GDPR not permitted under Danish law. Fines will be imposed by the courts as a criminal penalty.


 

Areas where Member States may have local laws:

Professional secrecy 

n/a

Scientific, historical or statistical purposes 

n/a

Employment

n/a

Personal data of deceased persons 

n/a

Children online

n/a 

Special rules for special categories of data
n/a

Genetic, biometric or health data

n/a

Designation of a Data Protection Officer

n/a

National identification numbers/any other identifier of general application

n/a

 


 

Other:

Any other areas under discussion

n/a