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PR!VACY ROMANIA (2022) – 20-21 January 2022

PR!VACY ROMANIA (2022) – 20-21 January 2022

In its second edition, the National Conference on Privacy and Data Protection PR!VACY ROMANIA (2022) is organized online from 20-21 January 2022, managing to mobilize and coagulate the main actors in this field, facilitating and encouraging dialogue between participants. The event is organized byCEDPO Member ASCPD (Romanian Association of Privacy and Data Protection Specialists) in partnership...

Privacy News 17/12/2021

Privacy News 17/12/2021

European Union Commission publishes its adequacy decision pursuant to Art. 45 of the GPDR for the transfer of personal data from the EU to the Republic of Korea You can read the press release here and the decision here.   EDPB adopts statement on its guidelines The EDPB adopted, on 16 December 2021, a statement on cooperation on the elaboration of guidelines. According to the EDPB, its...

Privacy News 10/12/2021

Privacy News 10/12/2021

National Authorities Germany: Administrative Court of Wiesbaden issues preliminary decision prohibiting University from using Cookiebot The Administrative Court of Wiesbaden issued, on 6 December 2021, a press release on its preliminary decision  where it prohibited the RheinMain University of Applied Sciences from using Cybot A/S's consent management platform Cookiebot CMP. The Court found that...

Privacy News 3/12/2021

Privacy News 3/12/2021

European Union Council and Parliament reach agreement on Data Governance Act The Council of the European Union announced, on 30 November 2021, that it had reached a provisional agreement with the European Parliament on the DGA. The provisional agreement is subject to approval by the Council, and will be submitted to the Council's Permanent Representatives Committee for endorsement. You can read...

Privacy News 26/11/2021

Privacy News 26/11/2021

European Union Parliament Committee adopts position on DMA The European Parliament announced, on 23 November 2021, that the Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee had adopted its position on the DMA proposal, which sets rules on what companies with 'gatekeeper' status will be allowed to do and not to do in the EU. The proposed text of the DMA, as adopted by the Committee, would apply...

CEDPO submission to the UK public consultation on the data protection reform

CEDPO submission to the UK public consultation on the data protection reform

In September, the UK Department for Digital, Media, Culture and Sport released a consultation document, entitled Data – A New Direction about the future of data protection law in the UK whereby it proposes significant changes to the existing UK data protection law. CEDPO, the Confederation of European Data Protection Organisations, has made comments on one of the proposed changes, i.e., the one...