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Data breach notification… in Canada

This article from Financial Post explains the Digital Privacy Act that became law on June 18 in Canada. It’s not related to Europe, but Canada. However it showcases a common trend in several countries. Data breach shall be notified. The mandatory notification provisions require organizations to notify the Privacy Commissioner as well as potentially affected individuals of a… Read More »

Data breach: key contents of the new regulation

Article 31 of the EU regulation proposal on personal data protection is aimed at making the notification of data breaches to the supervisory Authority mandatory for every controller, without undue delay. Of course, processors must notify, again without undue delay, every data breach to the controller to allow him to proceed. The communications must include at least the… Read More »