Data protection legislation of a Member State may be applied to a foreign company
Thu 29 Oct 2015, 20:13

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.


EPIC seeks release of Privacy Shield
Thu 4 Feb 2016, 19:40

EPIC has filed emergency Freedom of Information requests with the US the EU for release of a secret agreement for the transfer of personal data across the Atlantic. A new framework was required by a recent decision of the European Court of Justice. But European and American consumer organizations say the "Privacy Shield" does not provide adequate protection for the transfer of personal data.