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Article 29 Working Party issues results of GDPR Fablab workshop

Ahead of the forthcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Article 29 Working Party earlier this year organised the Fablab workshop. Meeting in Brussels, more than 90 participants gathered to discuss certain operational and practical issues linked to the GDPR with representatives of industry, civil society, academics and relevant associations. Fablab’s objective was to generate … Continue Reading

EU Art. 29 Confirms Cookie Rules Apply to Digital Fingerprinting

The Article 29 Data Protection Working Party (Working Party) released Opinion 9/2014 on ePrivacy Directive 2002/58/EC (amended in 2009), stating that the consent and transparency mechanisms apply to digital fingerprinting of devices (Opinion). The Working Party issued the opinion to clarify that consent was required and to end “surreptitious tracking” of users in light of … Continue Reading

EU Art. 29 Working Party Announces Cooperation Procedure for EU Model Clauses

The Article 29 Data Protection Working Party (Working Party) released a Working Document setting forth a co-operation procedure for issuing common opinions on “Contractual clauses” considered as compliant with the EC Model Clauses (Working Document). The aim of this Working Document is to facilitate the use of the EU model clauses across multiple jurisdictions in … Continue Reading
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