Tag Archives: Data Protection Regulation

EUROPE: EU Commissioner Reding introduces her Eight Principles of Data Protection

By Patrick Van Eecke On Data Protection Day, EU Commissioner Viviane Reding introduced the so-called “Data Protection Compact”, her 8 principles of Data Protection that should govern the way personal data is processed by the public and the private sector. Principle 1: Europe must establish a robust Data Protection legal framework that can be the … Continue Reading

European Parliament Seeks to Broaden the Scope of the Draft Data Protection Regulation and Strengthen its Application

DLA Piper lawyers had the opportunity to review the European Parliament draft report on the Data Protection Regulation proposal that will be presented by Rapporteur Albrecht to the European Parliament on 10 January 2013. The proposed legislative changes  would impose significant additional requirements on entities that collect data about EU residents, including, notably, entities located outside … Continue Reading