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IMPACT OF THE EU’s GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION ON THE INSURANCE COMPANIES

Posted by  | May 03, 2018 | comments
IMPACT OF THE EU’s GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION ON THE INSURANCE COMPANIES

The General Data Protection Regulation will come into force on 25 May 2018.

Businesses, including insurance companies, now have until this date to meet the new requirements under the GDPR.In particular, with respect to the insurance undertakings, it is likely that insurance companies will be treated as data controllers. This is on the basis that, for example, insurance companies, in many circumstances, determine what data of their customers and employees is to be collected, and for what purposes this data is to be used for. As a result of being classified as a data cont ... Read More

THE GDPR INTRODUCES A NEW FIGURE: THE DATA PROTECTION OFFICER (DPO)

Posted by  | April 24, 2018 | comments
THE GDPR INTRODUCES A NEW FIGURE: THE DATA PROTECTION OFFICER (DPO)

The mandatory appointment of a DPO for any organization that processes or stores large amounts of personal data.

Put forth by the European Parliament, the European Council, and the European Commission to strengthen and streamline data protection for European Union citizens, the GDPR - immediately enforceable as law in all EU member states on May 25, 2018 - calls for the mandatory appointment of a DPO for any organization that processes or stores large amounts of personal data.As outlined in the GDPR Article 39, the DPO’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:  &nbs ... Read More

THE IMPACT OF THE NEW EU REGULATION: A CLEAR INFORMATION TO THE WORKER ON THE DATA COLLECTED

Posted by  | April 13, 2018 | comments
THE IMPACT OF THE NEW EU REGULATION: A CLEAR INFORMATION TO THE WORKER ON THE DATA COLLECTED

The entry into force of the new regulation on the protection of personal data (2016/679) on 25 May 2018 will also have an impact on the informative obligations of companies to be fulfilled in case of the remote control of the workers.

The recommendation adopted on 1 April 2015 by the Council of Europe has established that if the activity is carried out through the working tools, the companies will have to provide the worker with the prior information that must be transparent, relevant, proportional and not exceeding the treatment.The information must indicate in detail the methods of use of the tools and the carrying out of checks, using the indications given by the Authority for Privacy until today.Therefore, the company pol ... Read More

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