Biometric data in the new EU Data Protection Regulation

Posted by media on February 20, 2018 at 9:00 AM

Biometric data is defined in the new EU Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This new legislation, which was several years in the making, encompasses all recent technological developments including social networks, data analysis, the Internet of Things (IoT) and many other technological advances..

In this post we explain how the new GDPR defines and regulates biometric data processing and right to privacy, looking specifically at data protection issues and the free movement of such data.

This post is also available in Spanish.

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Penalties in the new European Data Protection Regulation

Posted by media on February 6, 2018 at 9:00 AM

 

The entry into force of the European Data Protection Regulation will mean that companies and entities will have to review their data protection measures in order to adapt and suit them to the new requirements.

Those who fail to comply face much higher penalties than those laid down in the previous directive.

In the following post, we will define the repercussions of failing to comply with the legal precepts regarding data protection and the economic implications for companies who disregard the handling of personal data.

This post is also available in Spanish.

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The client's consent in the new GDPR: how to obtain it?

Posted by media on January 18, 2018 at 9:00 AM

Have you thought about how you will obtain the consent of your clients to be able to process and use their personal data in all the interactions of your company with them starting May 25th, 2018?

On such date the new European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), also known as GDPR, will come into force across the European Union, and the companies will not be able to use the data of their clients unless they can demonstrate that they have their unambiguous consent for it (among other requirements).

In this post, we will explain exactly what the new GDPR refers to with the expression " unambiguous consent", what options exist to comply with this requirement, and how such unambiguous consent can be obtained in an easily, quickly and cost-effectively manner.

This post is also available in Spanish.

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What is the eIDAS Regulation and how does it benefit companies?

Posted by media on January 16, 2018 at 9:00 AM

The eIDAS Regulation is a European regulation that establishes a common legal framework for trust services and means of electronic identification in the European Union.

The purpose of eIDAS, in line with the purpose for which the EU was created, is to facilitate any type of electronic transaction between citizens, companies and public administrations of any State of the Union.

In other words, any citizen of the EU can easily and safely access any public or private service offered by any State or company in the European Union. In short, it is about moving towards a truly digital single market.

In this post we will explain what the eIDAS Regulation is in more detail and what benefits it implies for companies.

This post is also available in Spanish.

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Cyber insurance faces up to the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation

Posted by media on January 11, 2018 at 9:00 AM

Cyber insurance is a type of insurance used to cover damages that may be caused by a cybercrime. This could include the theft of personal data of clients, employees or suppliers.

A company which falls victim to the theft of third party data, or loses customer data due to either computer or human error (i.e. treatment of data with due care) can face significant penalties, as stipulated in the new European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

In this post we will explain what cyber insurance is, which crimes it can cover, and which aspects of the new GDPR are relevant with regards to the processing of personal data.

This post is also available in Spanish.

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