Our brave new world of technology can make day-to-day work so much easier (most of the time), but it comes with a set of trip-wires just waiting for the unassuming charity. As featured in Third Force News, Val Surgenor discusses some of the golden rules charities should follow to stay on the right side of the law.
The European Commission, as of the 12 July, has formally adopted a new framework for transferring data between the European Union (EU) and the United States (US) – the EU-US Privacy Shield – eight months after the landmark decision in the case of Schrems v Irish Data Protection Commissioner ruled the Safe Harbor mechanism as invalid.
Today a majority of British voters voted to leave the European Union. David Cameron, Prime Minister has announced that he will step down in October. It is too soon to say what the full consequences will be. It is also too soon to say what the UK’s post-Brexit relationship will be with the EU now we have decided to leave and what the impact is on Scotland’s constitutional future.
Spring of 2016 has been a busy time in the world of data protection which culminated in the publication of the finalised text of the General Data Protection Regulation in April. This briefing note kicks off our series which explores the new Regulation’s practical effects on business.
With the publication of the GDPR in the Official Journal of the European Union, comes notification that the new Data Protection rules shall apply from 25th May 2018.
Four years (yes, four years!) after the overhaul of European data protection laws began, the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been approved by the European Parliament on 14 April 2016, heralding the most significant reform of data protection laws in the EU in over 15 years, which will have a significant impact on businesses and individuals alike.