The Fall 2020 Edition of the quarterly IT & Data Protection Newsletter by Reed Smith Germany has just been released:

English version

German version

In this edition we cover the following topics:

1. Data transfers following Schrems II
2. German Supreme Court: Relationship between the GDPR and the German Act on the Protection of Copyrights

The Summer 2020 Edition of the quarterly IT & Data Protection Newsletter by Reed Smith Germany has just been released:

English version

German version

In this edition we cover the following topics:

  1. Access rights vs. data backup
  2. Cookie update: Planet49 and cookie walls
  3. Double opt-in required under GDPR
  4. Update on influencer advertisement
  5. German Supreme Court:

Article 23 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) allows EU Member States to restrict the scope of data subjects’ GDPR rights and organisations’ GDPR obligations.

The Irish data protection authority, the Data Protection Commission (DPC), released guidelines (Guidelines) on GDPR Article 23 on 19 June 2018. The Irish Data Protection Act 2018 (the Act) was recently passed by the Irish parliament. The Act fills in the details of the derogations left to EU Member States under GDPR.

The Guidelines’ purpose is to provide advice for the Irish government when drafting regulations that restrict data subjects’ rights and organisations’ obligations.

GDPR Article 23

Any proposed restriction requires a detailed analysis of the following conditions to justify why it is required and how it will apply. Restrictions must:

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