Tag Archives: Notification

Full quilt: The final two states without data breach laws push forward to complete the patchwork protecting personal information in the U.S.

There are currently only two U.S. states that do not have a state data breach notification law: South Dakota and Alabama. Recently, South Dakota took a big step toward approving a data breach notification law. On January 25, 2018, the state’s Senate Attorney Judiciary Committee advanced the bill after a 7–0 vote, sending it to … Continue Reading

ICO publishes response to consultation on European Commission’s implementing regulation to the NIS Directive

The Information Commissioner, Ms Elizabeth Denham, has published her comments on the European Commission’s consultation on the draft implementing regulation (“Implementing Regulation”) of the Network and Information Security Directive ((EU) 2016/1148) (“NIS Directive”). The Implementing Regulation sets out the further elements that need to be taken into account by digital service providers (“DSPs”) under the … Continue Reading

ICO change to notification process

The Information Commissioners Office (ICO) has published a public consultation on changes to the notification process for organisations processing personal data. Currently data controllers are required to submit and annually renew their notification with the ICO, describing the purposes of their personal data processing according to standard definitions. In an attempt to simplify the notification … Continue Reading

Privacy International publishes its analysis of the European Commission’s proposal for a General Data Protection Regulation

This post was written by Cynthia O’Donoghue. On 25 January 2012 the EC proposed a uniform legal framework for providing legal certainty on data protection. The most notable proposed change is that from a European Directive to a Regulation (the Proposed Regulation) to ensure directly enforceable implementation across all Member States. The Proposed Regulation sets … Continue Reading
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