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  1. “Privacy and Data Protection Based on the GDPR” by Leo Besemer, and “Data Protection Officer” by Filip Johnssén and Sofia Edvardsen with John Potts.

    Combined reviews of two data protection books, covering the application of the GDPR in practice and the role of the DPO.

  2. Comments on EDPB draft “Guidelines 01/2021 on Examples regarding Data Breach Notification”

    TL;DR – The current high variation across EU member states in breach notifications indicates controllers in some countries don’t take this obligation seriously, thereby risking seriously increased impact on affected natural persons. For example, 2020 breach notification rates in France and Italy were respectively just 2.1% and 1.5% of the rate in the Netherlands. The…

  3. “Expert Knowledge of Data Protection Law & Practices”

    Fintan Swanton had the honour of being invited to give an online presentation to the Romanian data protection professional body, the ASCPD’s 2021 annual conference. It can be watched now on YouTube.

  4. ADPO’s 13th Annual Data Protection Conference – Jan 27 & 28

    The Associtation of Data Protection Officers 13th Annual Conference takes place online this year, on Wednesday 27 January and Thursday 28 January. Looking forward very much to taking part in a panel discussion with DCU Prof. Edoardo Celeste, and Steffen Weiß from the German data protection professionals organisation, GDD. We’ll be talking about Data Protection…