Italian GDPR harmonization law is published on the Official Gazette

On September 4, 2018, Legislative Decree n. 101/2018 harmonizing the national privacy law with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was published on the official Italian journal (Gazzetta ufficiale n. 205 04-09-2018). The Legislative Decree does not abrogate the Italian Privacy Code (Legislative Decree 196/2003), which therefore remains in force, but that Code is harmonized with […]

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Italy works on current privacy rules rather than completely deleting them

On August 8, 2018, the Italian Government communicated that the legislative decree that harmonizes the national legislation to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will not abrogate the Italian Privacy Code previously in force. According to an initial formulation, the legislative decree was intended to completely repeal the privacy laws in force. However, in the […]

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Guidelines on Transparency under Regulation 2016/679 (wp260rev.01)

The guidelines on Transparency under Regulation 2016/679 provide practical guidance and interpretative assistance from the Article 29 Working Party (WP29) on the new obligation of transparency concerning the processing of personal data under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Transparency is an overarching obligation under the GDPR applying to three central areas: (1) the provision […]

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EU Council’s Corrigendum to GDPR

Less than one month to the entering into force of the GDPR, the text (in all language versions) is still subject to changes, sometimes significantly. http-::data.consilium.europa.eu:doc:document:ST-8088-2018-INIT:en:pdf For more information and for advice on GDPR implementation, Francesca Giannoni-Crystal.    

Italian Council of Ministers’ preliminary approval of GDPR’s “harmonization” decree

The Italian Council of Ministers preliminarily approved a legislative decree (in furtherance of Parliament’s delegation Law October 25 2017, no. 163), containing provisions to amend domestic law in compliance with the GDPR. In fact, effective May 25, 2018, Legislative Decree June 30, 2003 no. 196 will be abrogated and the GDPR will be immediately into […]

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Guidelines on Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA) and determining whether processing is “likely to result in a high risk” for the purposes of Regulation 2016/679

The Guidelines on Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA) and determining whether processing is “likely to result in a high risk” for the purposes of Regulation 2016/679, wp248rev.01, are available at here.   The GDPR requires controllers to implement appropriate measures to be able to demonstrate compliance with the GDPR itself, taking into account among others […]

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WP29’s revised guidelines on the right to “data portability”

In its plenary meeting held in April 2017, Working Party 29 (WP29) examined certain critical matters regarding the implementation of Regulation 2016/679, the s.c. General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). In that occasion, WP29 approved the Revised Guidelines on the right to “data portability”, wp242rev.01 (Revised Guidelines), substituting the Guidelines on the right to “data portability” (Guidelines). Data portability […]

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WP29 publishes revised guidelines on identifying a data controller’s lead supervisory authority

In its plenary meeting held in April 2017, Working Party 29 (WP29) examined certain critical matters regarding the implementation of Regulation 2016/679, the s.c. General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). In that occasion, WP29 approved the Revised Guidelines on The Lead Supervisory Authority, wp244rev.01 (Revised Guidelines), which contain several differences compared to the Guidelines on identifying a data controller’s lead supervisory authority (Guidelines) previously published. […]

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WP29 issues guidelines aiming at GDPR implementation

In its plenary meeting held in April 2017, Working Party 29 (WP29) examined certain critical matters regarding the implementation of Regulation 2016/679, the s.c. General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). After having examined the comments received during the public consultation which ended on February 15, 2017 (see here), WP29 adopted the final versions of several guidelines, and […]

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