Tag Archives: data processor

Controller and Processor standard clauses

The French DPA (CNIL) and Spanish DPA (AGDP) have issued two guides for data processors, namely “Règlement européen sur la protection des données : un guide pour accompagner les sous-traitants” and “Directrices para contratos responsable – encargado” respectively. Furthermore the English DPA (ICO) has published a draft gdpr contracts guidance. These have a positive impact… Read More »

Terminology differences between D.lgs 196/2003 and GDPR Regulation (EU) 2016/679

One of the benefits introduced by GDPR is about conforming the terminology at European level. But it is verifiable a disadvantage related to the figures involved, leaving the Italian scheme of D. Lgs. 196/2003 and considering the linguistic difference.                Lgs.196/2003                  … Read More »

Data Handler, the “hidden role”

I say it now, it’s not that I’m nostalgic of the three-tiers organization (titolare, responsabile, incaricato) typical of the Italian national privacy legislation. Everybody said that with GDPR we will go back to the European binary model, with DATA CONTROLLER (responsabile) and DATA PROCESSOR (incaricato). Both roles can be natural or legal persons and appear… Read More »