EDPB and EDPS Joint Opinion 1/2021

20/01/2021


EDPB and EDPS Joint Opinion 1/2021

The European Data Protection Board and the European Data Protection Supervisor have adopted a joint opinion on the European Commission Implementing Decision on Standard Contractual Clauses Between Controllers and Processors. The aim is to ensure consistency and a correct application of Article 28 GDPR as regards the presented Draft SCCs that could serve as standard contractual clauses in compliance with Article 28 (7) Regulation (EU) 2016/679 and Article 29 (7) Regulation (EU) 2018/1725 .


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Singapore PDPC Issues a Guide to Job Redesign in the Age of AI

31/12/2020


Singapore PDPC Issues a Guide to Job Redesign in the Age of AI

In collaboration with the Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative Cities, Singapore University of Technology and Design, the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) and the Personal Data Protection Commission have released Singapore’s first guide that helps companies manage AI’s impact on employees, and prepare for the future of work.


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Italian Garante Launched a Public Consultation on its Guidelines on the Use of Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies

25/12/2020


Italian Garante Launched a Public Consultation on its Guidelines on the Use of Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies

The Italian Date Protection Authority (Garante Per La Protezione Dei Dati Personali) – Garante has launched a public consultation on the rules for the use of cookies and similar technologies.


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ICO Publishes New Data Sharing Code of Practice

25/12/2020


ICO Publishes New Data Sharing Code of Practice

The Information Commissioner’s Office has published its Data Sharing Code of Practice on 17 December. The code, and the hub of new resources, provides practical advice to businesses and organisations on how to carry out responsible data sharing.


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Irish Data Protection Commission Fined Twitter Over a Data Breach

18/12/2020


Irish Data Protection Commission Fined Twitter Over a Data Breach

The Data Protection Commission has imposed an administrative fine of €450,000 on Twitter. The draft decision in this inquiry, having been submitted to other Concerned Supervisory Authorities under Article 60 of the GDPR in May of this year, was the first one to go through the Article 65 (“dispute resolution”) process since the introduction of the GDPR and was the first Draft Decision in a “big tech” case on which all EU supervisory authorities were consulted as Concerned Supervisory Authorities.


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