The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR for short, will come into force across all EU Member States from 25th May 2018. GDPR will affect the processing and movement of the personal data of approximately 500 million citizens.
By Natasja Bolton, Acquirer Support Manager The General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR for short, will affect the processing and movement of the personal data of the approximately 500 million citizens populating the EU Member States. The new legislation will apply across all EU Member States from 25th May 2018. Furthermore, the GDPR has […]
By Natasja Bolton, Acquirer Support Manager In our recent data breach article, we discussed the need for businesses to consider both their Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) and legal obligations when planning for security incidents and data breach reporting. In this article we discuss the recently published EU directive on Network and […]
Last week we posted about the recent ruling by the European Court of Justice that deemed the Safe Harbour framework, in place to protect the security of European citizens’ data held in the US, invalid. Amid the current environment of mass surveillance, brought to light by the revelations of Edward Snowden, MEPs supported by […]
Safe Harbour agreement ruled invalid – Part 1 On Tuesday 6 October, the European Court of Justice ruled that the safe harbour agreement designed to ensure the security of EU citizens’ data was invalid. This is a judgement with far reaching consequences for businesses on both sides of the Atlantic. The Safe Harbour agreement […]