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    EU GDPR fallout in five years’ time: Ten bold predictions

    Apr 16, 2019 2:00:00 PM / by Laurens Mommers | COO | PrivacyPerfect posted in EU, Data Privacy, Data Protection, GDPR Fines, EEA, GDPR Summary, GDPR Predictions

    Though obviously no-one can predict the future, it is great fun thinking of what will have happened to privacy regulation in five years' time. The EU GDPR has been an agenda-setting legal instrument but its effects are still only in their infancy.
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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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    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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    Extending the GDPR across the borders of the EU: data protection in the EEA

    Sep 26, 2018 10:00:00 AM / by Soumya Patnaik | Data protection Consultant | PrivacyPerfect posted in Data Protection, Data Transfer, International Data Transfer, EEA

    The European Economic Area (EEA) is the combination of European Union (EU) and European Free Trade Association (EFTA) states, except for Switzerland. The EEA has now incorporated the GDPR into the EEA agreement. This was done by an EEA Joint Committee Decision dated 6th July 2018, which came into force on 20th July, 2018. 

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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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