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Seminars new privacy law (GDPR)

Publication date: 25 April 2018

On 16 and 17 April 2018 Russell Advocaten organized seminars for Embassies and entrepreneurs on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that will come into force on 25 May 2018. This European privacy law aims at protecting the privacy of private persons whenever their personal data are processed. Under the GDPR private persons will have to be informed more often and more transparently on the aim, the purpose and the term for which their personal data are being processed. Persons will also have more control over their personal data under the GDPR. Reinier Russell, LL.M. and Jan Dop, LL.M. dealt with the new legislation and entered at length into many practical questions put forward by the participants.

During the seminar we examined what the GDPR means to you as an employer and as an entrepreneur or Embassy. We discussed what data are personal data, when personal data are being processed and when the GDPR applies. In particular, attention was paid to the main principles of data processing under the GDPR, the rights of data subjects and the enforcement and penalties under the GDPR. Thus the participants were prepared for the GDPR coming into force on 25 May 2018 and they were informed about the measures they have to take in order to make their enterprise GDPR compliant in time.

Your organization should also be GDPR compliant and – for instance – put a privacy statement on its website. If you have questions about implementing the GDPR in your enterprise, please contact us:

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