GDPR shifts the balance of right to individuals

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In legislating for the GDPR the European Union codifies the primacy of data protection in European law. EU law will grant enhanced rights to EU citizens  and residents (Data Subjects) which are superior to those enjoyed by citizens or residents of any other major state.  These rights can be summarised under two broad headings as the “right of access” and “right to […]


GDPR a primer

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General Data Protection Regulation or GDPR imposes new and arduous burdens on business and other organisations across Europe from May 2018.  Behaviours will have to change and companies have to make sure they are ready for the deadline or face fines up to 20 M euro. This primer summarises some aspects of the GDPR which […]