Data protection legislation of a Member State may be applied to a foreign company

The recent European Court of Justice decision in Weltimmo sro v Nemzeti Adatvédelmi és Információszabadság Hatóság C-230/14 provides important guidelines on the competence of, and co-operation between, national data protection authorities. The ECJ has clarified how data protection law applies in cross-border situations within the EU.


Country: EU

Domains: Privacy

Stakeholder: European Bodies

Tags: jurisdiction, cross-border, legislation, data protection, privacy, Weltimmo case, ECJ decision, EU law

Posted on Thursday 29 October 2015

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