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When does GDPR apply to a non-EU entity? EDPB provides guidance

European Data Protection Board (“EDPB”) published on 16 November 2018 the long-awaited Guidelines 3/2018 on the territorial scope of the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”). As those with even a cursory interest in the matter knew, a company not established in the EU can still be within the reach of GDPR’s strict rules. But exactly when that […]


No application of the GDPR in B2B

Brussels, 26th November 2018: In draft Guideline 3/2018 on the scope of application of the GDPR, the European Data Protection Committee specifies that the DSGVO covers those who offer goods and services to individuals. This means that the provision of goods and services to companies, i.e. B2B, is clearly not covered. For a long time […]


THE EUROPEAN UNION AND JAPAN AGREED TO CREATE THE WORLDS LARGEST AREA OF SAFE DATA FLOWS

The EU and Japan have agreed to recognize each others data protection systems as equivalent, which will allow data to flow safely between the EU and Japan. Each side will now launch internal procedures. For the EU, this involves obtaining an opinion from the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) and the green light from a […]


GDPR HR Series Employee Information Notices About Personal Data Your Key Questions Answered

Failure to comply with the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) could result in significant fines and disruption to business. The recent blog from Bryan Cave LLP discusses privacy notices aimed at staff. It is not enough for businesses to continue giving staff a privacy notice under existing data protection laws. Businesses should make sure […]


GDPR Challenges and Consequences: Ignore at Your Own Peril

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) not only redefines the scope of European Union (EU) data, but it also forces organizations worldwide to ensure compliance. Effective in May, the GDPR adds another level of intricacy to the issue of critical information asset management and aims to establish the same data protection level for all EU […]


SCREENING DISCREPANCIES 63 PERCENT PROVIDING FALSE INFORMATION

HireRight’s latest Candidate Health Check found that seven in ten (68 percent) applications in the financial services industry contained inaccuracies in the first half of 2016. Employment was found to be the biggest area for issues in applications, with 33% having errors when going through a background check. These discrepancies could be incorrect details about […]


EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Details Announced

The full text of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield framework is now available. Privacy Shield was designed by the U.S. Department of Commerce and European Commission to provide companies on both sides of the Atlantic with a mechanism to comply with EU data protection requirements when transferring personal data from the European Union to the United […]




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