The adoption of open banking could help payment service providers (PSPs) meet their obligations under new EU data protection laws, the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has said.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GPDR) (EU) 2016/679 of 27 April 2016 which comes into force in May 2018, will introduce major changes to the law on the processing of personal data in the European Union. Over the next ten months, several European Union and United States law firms we…
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Nearly half of organisations involved in a recent study are afraid they will not meet the requirements of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which will apply from 25 May 2018, and 18% are concerned that fines for not doing so could put them out of business.
A global survey on internet security and trust found users are worried about privacy, and in particularly wary of cybercriminals, internet companies, and governments. This lack of trust is hurting the potential of electronic commerce, the survey revealed.
It was reporting that this week at the IAPP Global Privacy Summit in Washington DC, Irish Data Protection Minister Dara Murphy admitted that EU data protection rules do play a “small part” in inhibiting EU companies as they grow digital business. This is fair recognition that some of the EU’s data rules can be a challenge. They need to be considered, weighed up and navigated but they rarely prevent a complete barrier to innovation. Where there is limited understanding of their purpose and scope the compliance process can seem daunting. Businesses that develop and only then consider the rules can feel stymied.
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When is Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) or Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA) necessary and mandatory according to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)? So far there has been a lot of ambiguity surrounding the issue.
I previously wrote about the DPIA guidelines (and its challenges) suggested by the Privacy Commission