Tag Archives: EU Council General Approach

A checklist to adapt to GDPR

Adapting to GDPR can be a rather complex task: is a substantial Regulation composed of 99 articles and 173 recitals. I thought useful, at least for me, to elaborate a reasoned summary, which directs the mental process to see if and how to adjust business procedures to achieve compliance. As with all summaries, of course,… Read More »

Coming soon: Jan. 29 2016 the first meeting on GDPR

Europrivacy.info is organizing a meeting to start talking and working on the recently approved text of the GDPR on January 29 in Milan. This is just a “save the date”: more info will follow soon.

General Data Protection Regulation, a complete link collection

The purpose of this site is to gather and list the relevant official documents which have been published in the context of the reform process of European data protection law, particularly the proposal for a General Data Protection Regulation (#EUDataP on Twitter). This site will only contain links to documents published by and publicly accessible… Read More »

GDPR, safe harbour and terrorism.

Cyber intelligence is probably one of the important weapons against terrorism. GDPR is a barrier against the freedom of intrusion of a wide variety of powers in the personal life of common people. These two statements are strictly connected: that’s why one of the most heard statements in these dark days is “less privacy for… Read More »

The Council adopted a General Approach on the Directive in the law enforcement area

On 9 October 2015, the Council of the European Union reached a General Approach on the Proposal for a Directive on protecting personal data processed for the purpose of law enforcement (full text here). Another milestone in the process of approving the Data Protection Reform as the Reform is, in fact, a legislative PACKAGE  that includes two legislative… Read More »

Overview of roadmap for General Data Protection Regulation

In the beginning of 2012 the European Commission published the first draft of the “Proposal for a Regulation on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data“. It has been about four years in the making and the final release of the new General Data Protection Regulation is expected to be… Read More »