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Consent and minors

We should now focus on two important aspects relating to the issue of consent and the position of minors from the perspective of the GDPR. According to Article 6(1)(a) of …

The GDPR for data controllers and processors

The two year grace period that the GDPR gave to data controllers and processors to comply expired on 25 May 2018. Today, all data controlling and processing activities that are …

Concluding remarks

Congratulations for finishing the course! In this course we covered a variety of topics, from basic GDPR concepts, to processing principles, rights of data subject, obligations for controllers and processors, …

The GDPR for data subjects

As individuals or natural persons, you should know that most of the activities that you daily perform, all the forms that you are asked to fill in and most of …

Administrative fines

One of the most discussed topics and the novelties introduced by the GDPR are the administrative fines that supervisory authorities may impose in the event of infringements of the provisions …

Introducing GDPR’s liabilities and sanctions

If controllers and processors fail to comply with the GDPR there can be negative consequences. Liability and sanctions are an important part of the GDPR. In accordance with the provisions …

Cross-border data transfers

As a general rule, transfers of personal data to countries outside the European Economic Area may take place if these countries are deemed to ensure an adequate level of data …

Binding corporate rules

Binding corporate rules (BCRs) are internal rules adopted by multinational groups of companies. They define the group’s global policy with regard to the international transfers of personal data to companies …

Codes of conduct and certification mechanisms

National supervisory authorities and the European Data Protection Board monitor and supervise GDPR compliance. To facilitate this, the GDPR provides several arrangements to streamline legal compliance and provide guidance. This …

National supervisory authorities

National supervisory authorities play an important role in protecting data subjects’ rights with regard to the processing of their personal data. To ensure the protection of data subject’s rights, national …

Appointing representatives

In today’s global and online world it is likely that controllers and processors that are not established in the EU process personal data of data subjects who are in the …

Data protection officers

A data protection officer (DPO) is an officer who monitors the application of and compliance with the GDPR within an organisation. The designation of a DPO is an important measure …