Why EU data protection will still apply to post-Brexit UK

Posted by Bob Tarzey on Jun 28, 2016 11:50:32 AM

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is expected to come in to force for EU member states in early 2018. It could be some time later that year that the UK finally severs its links with the EU. So for UK citizens will the GDPR be a short-lived regulation that can largely be ignored? The answer is no and the reasons fairly obvious; they are commercial, legal and moral.

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Topics: EU, data protection, General Data Protection Regulation, Brexit

Are cloud users worrying about nothing when it comes to data sovereignty?

Posted by Clive Longbottom on Mar 9, 2016 4:53:25 PM

As the fallout from the abolition of the Safe Harbour transatlantic data-transfer scheme continues, maybe it is time to look at how much of an issue data sovereignty really is.

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Topics: EU, safe harbour, data protection

European General Data Protection Regulation

Posted by Nic Burkinshaw on Jan 12, 2016 4:34:14 PM

The concept of an EU common data privacy policy was first proposed in 2012 and has now been agreed upon by the EU commission, parliament and council.

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Topics: EU, data privacy

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