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FRANCE: Single Authorization for the processing of personal data resulting from Sapin II Law finally applicable

By Denise Lebeau-Marianna & Mathilde Hallé The French Data Protection Authority (“CNIL”) has amended the Single Authorization No. AU-004 on whistleblowing systems.[1] These modifications largely aim to simplify the formalities applicable to the processing of personal data resulting from the implementation of the compliance procedures required by French Law (dated December 9, 2016) regarding transparency, …

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FRANCE: The French Data Protection Authority (CNIL) Publishes 6-Step Methodology For Compliance With GDPR

By Carol A.F. Umhoefer (carol.umhoefer@dlapiper.com) and Caroline Chancé (caroline.chance@dlapiper.com)   On March 15, 2017, the CNIL published a 6-step methodology for companies that want to prepare for the changes that will apply as from May 25, 2018 under the EU the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”). The abolishment under GDPR of registrations and filings with …

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FRANCE: New rules for processing patient health data

France’s Law for the Modernization of the Health System, adopted earlier this year, applies to all processing of health data for the purpose of evaluating or analyzing medical treatments and preventive actions. The Law amends the Data Protection Law of 1978, creating a new framework for obtaining authorization to process health data, as well as …

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FRANCE: The CNIL Fines Google €100,000 Over Right To Be Forgotten

The French data protection authority (the “CNIL”) will not settle for a compromise, or so says its recent decision to fine Google Inc. €100,000 for failing to properly implement the so-called “right to be forgotten”. By Carol Umhoefer (Carol.Umhoefer@dlapiper.com) and Caroline Chancé (Caroline.Chance@dlapiper.com). Earlier this month, Google announced it was adapting its approach to the …

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RIGHT TO BE FORGOTTEN: Google Adapts Its Approach To The EU Right To Be Forgotten

Will the arm wrestling between Google and the EU data protection authorities regarding the implementation of the so-called “right to be forgotten” come to an end?  Almost a year after the CNIL issued a cease and desist against Google, the search engine announced it will expand the right to be forgotten to all Google domains, …

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