Data Protection Newsletter – no.22020 February

Data Protection Newsletter – no.2/2020 February

This month in data protection news: ● See guidance from EU data protection authorities on how to process personal data in the context of COVID-19 ● Read about recent GDPR sanctions, including in the filed of telecoms ● Find out the recent guidelines from data protection authorities ● More GDPR news and further readings.

Data Protection News: December 2019

The end of December is usually a time for recollection, for looking back on the accomplishments and challenges of the year almost ending and setting the vision for the following revolution around the Sun. So, we’ve compiled a small list of documents offering an overview of data protection themes in the past year, to help you immerse in this reflective mood. Enjoy!


Data Protection News: October 2019

It seems like time is rushing us, but take a moment to think about the importance of last month’s events for European data privacy: ● Data controllers in Romania start to feel the pressure of GDPR and ePrivacy enforcement, after a list of 55 corrective measures was published by the Data Protection Authority (ANSPDCP). ● Many useful guidelines were published by EU Member States’ DPAs – Spain shows us the rules of privacy by design, Ireland is active on the topic of Data Protection Impact Assessments, Data Subject Access Request and Cloud Service Providers. ● The European Court of Human Rights decides on covert video surveillance at work. ● Romania has new legislative developments concerning electronic signature and the transposition of PDS2. ● Enforcement actions taken by National Data Protection Authorities. ● Recommended articles. ● More data protection news from Europe.

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Data Protection News: Summer Edition 2019

This summer’s data protection news: ● The battle for cookies – ICO and CNIL issue new guidance, but the trenches of online profiling are hard to control ● CJEU’s Fashion ID – another case of joint controllers ● The pitfalls of relying on employee consent – a case from Greece ● New legislation in Romania wants to identify SIM card holders and monitor sex offenders ● Summary of first 4 GDPR fines in Romania ● News on EU legislative measures ● Guidelines, reports and recommendations from EU institutions and organizations ● Cases and decisions from EU Member States ● Enforcement actions taken by National Data Protection Authorities ● Data breaches and other cyber incidents ● Recommended articles ● More data protection news from Europe and worldwide.

[RO] Procedura de investigaţii ANSPDCP explicată

ANSPDCP, autoritatea română de protecţia datelor, a publicat Decizia nr. 161/2018, prin care a aprobat procedura de efectuare a investigaţiilor. Textul integral al procedurii este disponibil aici. Echipa PrivacyOne a analizat procedura şi vă prezint ...

Romanian DPA adopts DPIA List

The Romanian data protection authority (the ANSPDCP) has adopted the final list of cases which require a data protection impact assessment (DPIA).The unofficial translation into English of the list, prepared by PrivacyOne, ca be found here.PrivacyOne ...

Romanian law implements the GDPR

The law implementing GDPR in Romania (Law no. 190/2018) has been published and will enter into force on 31 July 2018. We have put together a brief description of the provisions together with some comments, in both Romanian and English language.The En ...