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The long awaited EU data protection reform package (the GDPR) has been published in the Official Journal on Wednesday, 4th May. It will become law on 25 May 2016, and then come into force on 25 May 2018. One of the new obligations is around appointment of DPOs.
Read here the revised document published by the Article 29 Data Protection Working Party (“WP29”) .
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Austria - ARGE DATEN
France - AFCP - Association Française des Correspondants à la Protection des Données à Caractère Personnel
Germany - GDD - Gesellschaft für Datenschutz und Datensicherheit
Greece - HADPP - Hellenic Association of Data Protection & Privacy
Italy - ASSO DPO - Associazione data Protection Officer
Ireland - ADPO - The Association of Data Protection Officers Ireland
Luxembourg - APDL - Association pour la Protection des Données au Luxembourg
Netherlands - NGFG - Nederlands Genootschap van Functionarissen voor de Gegevensbescherming
Poland - SABI - Stowarzyszenie Administratorów Bezpieczeństwa Informacji
Portugal- AEPD - Associação de Encarregados de Proteção de Dados
Spain - APEP - Asociación Profesional Española de Privacidad
Sweden - Forum för Dataskydd
UK - NADPO - The National Association of Data Protection and Freedom of Information Officers
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Previously we have provided an FAQ paper on the mandatory appointment of DPOs which comes as a new obligation to certain private sector companies. Let's dig into the details and share some insights! Part 1 - Part 2
The EU-U.S. Privacy Shield imposes stronger obligations on U.S. companies to protect Europeans’ personal data. It reflects the requirements of the European Court of Justice, which ruled the previous Safe Harbour framework invalid. See the Privacy Shield Factsheet prepared by the EU Commission.