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CLOUD Act Compliance & Relationship to GDPR

For domestic criminal investigations, law enforcement often wants to gain access to data that is stored beyond its borders. The problem is that data access across borders is sometimes not in harmony with international human rights agreements and the data protection rules of specific nations. To allow criminal law enforcementFor domestic criminal investigations, law enforcement often wants to gain access to data that is stored beyond its borders. The problem is that data access across borders is sometimes not in harmony with international human rights agreements and the data protection rules of specific nations. To allow criminal law enforcement

Service Providers, Subpoenas, and the GDPR

Hi everyone. My name is John Di Giacomo and I am an attorney and a partner with Revision Legal, which is an internet and intellectual property law firm. And in that role I represent a lot of service providers. These service providers range from software as a service providers, appHi everyone. My name is John Di Giacomo and I am an attorney and a partner with Revision Legal, which is an internet and intellectual property law firm. And in that role I represent a lot of service providers. These service providers range from software as a service providers, app

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2018’s Biggest Data Privacy News Stories

2018’s Biggest Data Privacy News Stories As the year draws to a close, we wanted to take a moment to review the biggest data privacy news stories of 2018 and discuss what we can learn from them as we move into the new year. 1.   Europe’s GDPR Probably the biggest2018’s Biggest Data Privacy News Stories As the year draws to a close, we wanted to take a moment to review the biggest data privacy news stories of 2018 and discuss what we can learn from them as we move into the new year. 1.   Europe’s GDPR Probably the biggest

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How to Manage Data Breaches Under GDPR

How to Manage Data Breaches Under GDPR In recent weeks, we have posted about the requirements of personal data protection under Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that companies must now follow. Today we will look into what a company must do in the event of a data breach underHow to Manage Data Breaches Under GDPR In recent weeks, we have posted about the requirements of personal data protection under Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that companies must now follow. Today we will look into what a company must do in the event of a data breach under

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When is it “Necessary” to Process Personal Data Under GDPR?

Last week I wrote about the EU’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) consumer-friendly approach to personal data collection and storage. This regulation, which went into effect earlier this year, requires that companies only collect, store, or process personal data when there is consent or when it is necessary. CompaniesLast week I wrote about the EU’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) consumer-friendly approach to personal data collection and storage. This regulation, which went into effect earlier this year, requires that companies only collect, store, or process personal data when there is consent or when it is necessary. Companies

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Personal Data Processing Under the GDPR

In May 2018, the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect. To read the regulation in its entirety, visit click here. The GDPR standardized personal data protection requirements across the 28 EU countries. Although the regulation is broad, advocates for GDPR applaud its consumer-friendly approach to personalIn May 2018, the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect. To read the regulation in its entirety, visit click here. The GDPR standardized personal data protection requirements across the 28 EU countries. Although the regulation is broad, advocates for GDPR applaud its consumer-friendly approach to personal

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Facebook and the GDPR: Why Your Company Needs To Be Prepared

Data privacy is a big deal right now. Facebook is the latest company facing lawsuits and a PR nightmare related to the way they handled their customer’s data. However, Facebook is not the only company that needs to re-think its privacy related policies. The current data issues that Facebook isData privacy is a big deal right now. Facebook is the latest company facing lawsuits and a PR nightmare related to the way they handled their customer’s data. However, Facebook is not the only company that needs to re-think its privacy related policies. The current data issues that Facebook is

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GDPR Compliance: 5 Steps You Need to Take Before May

If you think Facebook is the only company that needs to think about data privacy and security issues, unfortunately you are mistaken. Right now, most companies need to consider whether or not there are prepared to protect the personal data of their customers. Not only because of the outrage andIf you think Facebook is the only company that needs to think about data privacy and security issues, unfortunately you are mistaken. Right now, most companies need to consider whether or not there are prepared to protect the personal data of their customers. Not only because of the outrage and

Data Localization and Export: 2 Steps to Take Now

Some of the more perplexing issues in our data-driven world are the questions of data localization and export – that is, where data should be stored and how it can be moved. Up until recently, data and computer-housed information has flowed cross-border without much hindrance. In general, companies store dataSome of the more perplexing issues in our data-driven world are the questions of data localization and export – that is, where data should be stored and how it can be moved. Up until recently, data and computer-housed information has flowed cross-border without much hindrance. In general, companies store data

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Yes, Your Business Needs a Data Protection Officer

On May 28, 2018, new data protections laws and regulations go into effect for the European Union (“EU”). See recent news report here. The new regulations are called the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”). See the full GDPR here. The EU is getting serious about punishing companies that suffer dataOn May 28, 2018, new data protections laws and regulations go into effect for the European Union (“EU”). See recent news report here. The new regulations are called the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”). See the full GDPR here. The EU is getting serious about punishing companies that suffer data