Skip to 0 minutes and 7 seconds On the 25th of May, 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation will become binding law in the European Union. It is a step forward for the EU data protection regime, to a more effective and consistent protection of personal data in the Union.
Skip to 0 minutes and 32 seconds It entails significant changes to the previous legal framework and requires persons and entities handling personal data to comply with new standards and to change their policies and practices. A possible failure to comply may lead to complex non-compliance proceedings and heavy administrative fines. It is also extremely relevant to individuals whose personal data are being processed. Individuals need adequate protection and should be aware of their rights. Privacy and data protection form a crucial part of human rights in the EU. It is therefore now more than ever necessary to stand still and examine the various aspects of this new legal instrument and its application.
Skip to 1 minute and 13 seconds Members of the Security, Technology, and e-Privacy Research Group from the University of Groningen will explain what natural and legal persons both in processing personal data should or should not do to comply with the GDPR. By closing the gap between theory and practice, you will learn the essentials of the regulation in a coherent and consistent manner from experts in the field. You will identify the main positions of the GDPR, explore rights and obligations of those involved in processing personal data, and evaluate established enforcement and compliance mechanisms. It will help you increase awareness and knowledge about the EU data protection landscape, enable you to meet your obligations, and benefit from your rights to the fullest extent.
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