GDPR regulatory news roundup from Europe – March

Germany: LDI NRW publishes FAQs on DPO appointments
The North Rhine-Westphalia State Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information (LDI NRW) released FAQ on the appointment, role and tasks of data protection officers under the GDPR. Learn more (German) >>

Germany: BayLDA publishes paper on DPIAs
The Bavarian State Commissioner for Data Protection (BayLDA) published a short paper on data protection impact assessments (DPIAs) under the GDPR. The paper forms part of a series the BayLDA has been running on the interpretation of the GDPR. Learn more (German) >>

France: CNIL releases a six-step guide to GDPR compliance
The French data protection authority (CNIL) published a six-step guide and tools to help organisations prepare for the GDPR. Learn more (French) >>

Poland: Draft law on personal data protection published
The Ministry of Digital Affairs published a draft law on personal data protection which aims to ensure the effective application of the GDPR. The draft law addresses children’s age for consent, certifications, technical and organisational measures for data protection, inspections carried out by the Inspector General for Personal Data Protection, administrative penalties, and data protection officers. Learn more (Polish) >>

UK: ICO releases guidance for consultation on the GDPR and consent
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) released guidance for consultation on consent under the GDPR. The guidance will assist organisations in deciding when to rely on consent for data processing, and how to obtain and manage consent through the provision of a checklist. Learn more (English) >>

 

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