EDPB adopts favourable opinion on draft UK adequacy decision

The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) adopted two opinions on the European Commission’s draft UK adequacy decision at its 48th plenary session and early indications are that their stance is favourable. It will now be for the European Commission to seek approval from representatives from each EU Member State, after which a final decision [...]

By |2021-04-30T16:44:55+01:0030th April, 2021|DPO, News|

What’s on the horizon this year for data protection

We begin this year with a new EU-UK trade agreement, providing the data protection world with some comfort around data transfer flows from the EU/EEA to the UK. As the Covid-19 pandemic continues, HewardMills has highlighted data privacy trends and practical steps which organisations should take note of to ensure their data protection programmes [...]

By |2021-03-31T11:45:03+01:0020th January, 2021|DPO, International, News|

Why organizations need to follow all DPO requirements

Over two years have passed since the highly debated General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect on 25 May 2018. By updating its predecessor – the Data Protection Directive – it forcefully placed data protection on the compliance agenda in the European Union and generated greater awareness of privacy rights.  As a result, supervisory [...]

By |2020-08-21T17:38:51+01:0020th August, 2020|ThoughtLeadership|
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