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    GDPR: 10 Months down the road

    Mar 21, 2019 11:00:00 AM / by Elif Kaya | Legal Department | PrivacyPerfect posted in EU, Data Protection, GDPR Explained, EEA, GDPR Summary

    The European Data Protection Board (the “EDPB”) recently published an overview on GDPR’s implementation since its enforcement last May, and the roles of national supervisory authorities in this regard. We have summarised and examined some of the items we consider key to the success of GDPR, in this blogpost.

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    8 GDPR compliance tips explained by Queen songs

    Feb 26, 2019 1:30:00 PM / by Elif Kaya | Legal Department | PrivacyPerfect posted in GDPR Compliance, GDPR Guideline, Compliance, GDPR Processings, GDPR for SMEs, Small business GDPR, Medium business GDPR, Data Protection Officer, GDPR For Tech Companies, GDPR Compliance Program, Queen

    Often the best way to tackle complicated matters is to make it fun. Because, the show must go on. Therefore, here are 8 essential tips to become and stay compliant with the GDPR if you don’t want to be the next one biting the dust. 

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    The beginner's guide to cookies - use, necessity and compliance

    Jan 17, 2019 10:00:00 AM / by Elif Kaya | Legal Department | PrivacyPerfect posted in Data Privacy, Data Protection, Data Transfer, Personal Data, Data Consent, Cookie, Consent, Cookies

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    How can I transfer personal data across EEA borders under the GDPR?

    Oct 8, 2018 10:00:00 AM / by Elif Kaya | Legal Department | PrivacyPerfect posted in Data Protection, Data Transfer, International Data Transfer, International GDPR, EEA

    Before conducting an international data transfer, organisations need to check the GDPR very carefully. International data transfers should not only be compliant with Chapter 5 but also with all other requirements of the GDPR (following from Article 44 GDPR). Also, in order to transfer personal data outside the EU, organisations need to follow the layered approach of the European Data Protection Board.

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    International data transfers in a nutshell

    Aug 23, 2018 10:00:00 AM / by Elif Kaya | Legal Department | PrivacyPerfect posted in EU, GDPR Explained, Data Processing, Data Transfer, International Data Transfer, International GDPR, EEA

    International data transfers are unavoidable for most of the businesses and organisations in today’s digital world. The GDPR takes a balanced approach between the necessity of cross-border data flows for the purposes of international trade and the level of protection provided to natural persons. Although the Regulation allows the free flow of personal data between Member States, it restricts data transfers to countries

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    GDPR Compliance for SMEs – Is Everybody Up to Date?

    Jul 25, 2018 1:03:00 PM / by Elif Kaya | Legal Department | PrivacyPerfect posted in GDPR Compliance, GDPR Guideline, SME, GDPR for SMEs, Small business GDPR, Medium business GDPR

     
    Although it has been almost two months since the GDPR’s launch across the EU, there are still organisations that have not started working towards compliance with the new law. These are mostly small and medium enterprises (SMEs) that believe they are immune to the GDPR and the potential fines imposed as a result of data breaches. Of course, they are not. 
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    Appointing a Data Protection Officer: A Must Have or a Why Not?

    Jul 3, 2018 10:00:00 AM / by Elif Kaya | Legal Department | PrivacyPerfect posted in GDPR Compliance, Data Privacy, Data Protection, GDPR Explained, DPO, Data Protection Officer

    With the rapidly growing impact of technology on our personal lives, implementing proper data protection policies gained relevance. Many businesses have already started to initiating a data protection framework within their organisation to improve what we might very well call a ‘data protection culture’. In order to do so, one of the best practices is to appoint a GDPR data protection officer (DPO).

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    Time is Up: Are All Member States Ready for the GDPR?

    Jun 8, 2018 10:00:00 AM / by Elif Kaya | Legal Department | PrivacyPerfect posted in GDPR Compliance, Data Privacy, Data Protection, GDPR Explained

    The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) aims to harmonise the data protection laws of the Member States. In fact, since coming into full Regulation, it has a binding effect on the entire European Union and it prevails over national data protection laws

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    Do SMEs need to keep record of their processing activities?

    Apr 24, 2018 10:00:00 AM / by Elif Kaya | Legal Department | PrivacyPerfect posted in EU, GDPR Compliance, Data Privacy, Data Protection, Compliance, SME, GDPR for SMEs, Small business GDPR, Medium business GDPR

    With the GDPR fully enforceable, more and more questions arise regarding the scope of article 30 GDPR. As you might already know, article 30 GDPR imposes the obligation to maintain records of processing activities by both controllers and processors. In this blog post, we will address if and how small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) can comply with article 30 GDPR.

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    What are the obligations of YOUR organisation under GDPR?

    Mar 26, 2018 10:00:00 AM / by Elif Kaya | Legal Department | PrivacyPerfect posted in EU, GDPR Compliance, Data Privacy, Data Protection, GDPR Explained, GDPR Guideline

    On May 25th the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is fully enforceable. The new legislative package replaces the current Directive 95/46 (‘The Data Protection Directive’) and sets new European rules regarding data protection. Amongst others things, the package sets stringent rules regarding accountability for data controllers and data processors. As May 25th is rapidly approaching, now is the time to get your organisation

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