French DPA (CNIL) launches consultation to help prepare for the GDPR

imgresOn June 16, 2016, the French data protection agency (CNIL) opened a consultation on the EU Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The consultation aims at helping the Article 29 Working Party with the guidelines that it is preparing on Data Protection Officers, data portability, Privacy Impact Assessment, and certification. The purpose is to collect concrete questions, opinions on potential difficulties in interpreting the GDPR, and examples of best practices in the interpretation of the document.

The CNIL is also welcoming operational proposals and suggestions for new topics and discussion.

The consultation will run until July 15, 2016 and stakeholders may respond to the consultation through the CNIL’s website. See here.

For more information, Francesca Giannoni-Crystal

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