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  1. Legal news
    03 December 2019
    Pay attention to IT security to avoid GDPR fines
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/pay-attention-to-it-security-to-avoid-gdpr-fines

    It has been over 1,5 years since the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has become applicable. While there was little enforcement in the first months, this has changed: European Data Protection Authorities (DPAs) ...

  2. Legal news
    06 January 2022
    GDPR Enforcement in Belgium: Trends & Risks
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2022/belgium/gdpr-enforcement-in-belgium-trends-and-risks

    Three years into the GDPR, we see that the number of decisions and sanctions from the Belgian Data Protection Authority (BDPA) is significantly on the rise. The same goes for the number of appeals lodged against those ...

  3. Legal news
    23 April 2018
    Consent: Article 29 Working Party issues final guidance
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2018/global/consent-article-29-working-party-issues-final-guidance

    The Article 29 Working Party (A29WP) has now published its final guidance on consent under GDPR (WP259 rev 0.1).

  4. Legal news
    14 June 2021
    New SCCs and Art 28 GDPR terms: where do we start?
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/global/new-sccs-and-art-28-gdpr-terms-where-do-we-start

    On Friday 4 June, the European Commission (EC) published new Standard Contractual Clauses (SCCs) as well as template wording for relationships between controllers and processors to ensure compliance with Article 28 of ...

  5. Legal news
    28 January 2019
    Big Data & Issues & Opportunities: Cybersecurity
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/big-data-and-issues-and-opportunities-cybersecurity

    In this fourth article in our series on "Big Data & Issues & Opportunities" (see our previous article here), we focus on some of the cybersecurity aspects of big data processing. Where relevant, illustrations from the ...

  6. Legal news
    29 November 2019
    The French Data Protection authority (CNIL) imposed a EUR 500,000 fine on Futura Internationale and confirms its willingness to implement "all the promises and potentialities of the GDPR".
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/france/the-french-data-protection-authority-cnil-imposed-a-eur-500-000-fine-on-futura-internationale

    On 21 November 2019, the CNIL imposed a EUR 500,000 fine on FUTURA INTERNATIONALE, a company of less than 100 employees, operating in the energy sector (providing insulation and heat pump equipment) and partner of EDF. ...

  7. Legal news
    26 April 2019
    ICO issues new guidelines on the processing of children's data
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/uk/ico-issues-new-guidelines-on-the-processing-of-childrens-data

    The ICO has released its new code on age-appropriate design. It imposes strict rules on information society service providers whose services are likely to be accessed by children

  8. Legal news
    07 May 2019
    The Spanish Data Protection Agency has published a list of processing operations for which a privacy impact assessment is mandatory
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/spain/spanish-data-protection-agency-publishes-list-of-processing-operations

    After having received the favorable opinion of the European Data Protection Board, the Spanish Data Protection Agency ("AEPD") released last 6th May a list of processing operations for which it is necessary to carry out ...

  9. Legal news
    02 October 2019
    Should search engines implement de-listing requests globally? And do they have to remove sensitive data as a matter of course?
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/should-search-engines-implement-de-listing-requests-globally

    The CJEU has considered two further right to be forgotten cases. The first is on territorial scope of the right to be forgotten. Here, the CJEU concluded that de-listing requests should be implemented across the EU, not ...