Tell me about the data access right – the who, the what, the why and the way…

A recent case brought before a court in Amsterdam has given us the opportunity to call into question the right of access to personal data regulated by art. 15 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and in particular certain… Read moreTell me about the data access right – the who, the what, the why and the way…

Lessons (re)learned from the new ECHR case Vladimir Kharitonov v. Russia on blocking access to a website and the freedom of expression

Earlier on 23 June 2020, the European Court of Human Rights (the „Court”) issued a decision in the case Vladimir Kharitonov v. Russia (Application no. 10795/14), in which the Court reiterated that blocking access to a website may constitute a… Read moreLessons (re)learned from the new ECHR case Vladimir Kharitonov v. Russia on blocking access to a website and the freedom of expression

Compatibility of purposes for further processing of personal data: hit the bull’s eye in darts or hit the ball in a rugby gate?

Purpose limitation principle On 28 November 2019, the Belgian Data Protection Authority imposed two administrative fines of EUR 5,000 each. One fine was imposed on a mayor who had initially received the contact details of 476 individuals who had resorted… Read moreCompatibility of purposes for further processing of personal data: hit the bull’s eye in darts or hit the ball in a rugby gate?

On a (potential) Conflict between Some Provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation

We will briefly address below a couple of provisions contained by Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data… Read moreOn a (potential) Conflict between Some Provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation