In one of our recent GDPR updates we reviewed the impact which the GDPR would have on data processors. As explained in that update, data processors will see a significant shift in their responsibilities under data protection laws after the introduction of the GDPR.
As is the case for data processors, data controllers will also find themselves subject to more stringent rules under the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which is due to come into force in May 2018.
In the run-up to 25 May 2018, it’s a good idea for data processors to keep an ear firmly to the ground in terms of upcoming guidance from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). New guidance is expected to be published before the end of this year.
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.