Tag Archives: EU Council proposal

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 »

Trilogue is going on but with secrecy

Trilogue is going on: here you can find all produced documents. They decided to hidden the final text that come out in trilogue technical meetings. Today (24/10/15) the only browsable document (http://www.consilium.europa.eu/register/en/content/out/?&typ=ENTRY&i=ADV&DOC_ID=ST-12404-2015-INIT) is about Chapter VI and VII and most of the content is intentionally left blank. The relevant information is that works are going on. Presidency… 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 »

Comparison among the three versions of the new GDPR

The EDPS (European Data Protection Supervisor) has published a document that compares the versions of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) adopted by the Commission (2012), the EU Parliament (2014) and by the EU Council (2015). The document is available in the EDPS website. On the same topic see the post: The European Data Protection… Read More »

When the game gets tough, the tough players come in

The most important italian newspaper, Corriere della sera, today publishes, in the first page of the economy section, a short story with this title: “European banks require less privacy for their customers”. Literally. Reporting news from Financial Times, the story tells that bank’s lobby is pushing back on the PDP Regulation to get a lighter… Read More »

Is DPO recent downgrade a real understatement?

Is the DPO role requirement downgrade, out of the recent EP position and Council General Approach (15/06/2015), a real understatement or a need for an intermediate shorter but common step ahead for all Member States? The Data Protection matter seems affected by annoyance and embarrassment both on the side of single individuals, which should feel themselves… Read More »

Data Protection Officer

The controller and the processor shall designate, where applicable, a Data Protection Officer (DPO) on the basis of professional qualities and, in particular,  knowledge and experience on data protection law and practices, and ability to fulfil the assigned tasks .  The controller (or the processor) shall ensure that the Data Protection Officer is properly and timely involved… Read More »

Planning for new General DP Regulation

As the GDPR progresses along its path, the program to comply with the new discipline has to be envisaged. Such program shall surely be complex for the impacts that the new regulation is going to have on organization, processes and technologies. Preliminarily there are two basic questions that need to find answers: Which is the… Read More »

The E.D.P.S. launches an app to follow the law

An app was released for mobile phones and tablets that allows to consult the work of European Institutions on the general rules for the protection of data. The Italian Giovanni Buttarelli launched the app on National and European data protection “to compare the latest changes in General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) brought by the co-legislating… Read More »