Data Protection Update – New Legislation

19-05-2016

Author: John Menton, Rob Corbet, Pearse Ryan, Colin Rooney, Iseult Mangan, Olivia Mullooly, Chris Bollard, Claire O’Brien, Joanne Neary, Colm Maguire, Bridget McGrath, Sorcha ni Loinsigh



This update details legislative developments in European Data Protection legislation, namely the entering into force of the following:

1. 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 and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation) (the “GDPR”);

2. Directive (EU) 2016/680 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 by competent authorities for the purposes of the prevention, investigation, detection or prosecution of criminal offences or the execution of criminal penalties, and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Council Framework Decision 2008/977/JHA (“Police and Criminal Justice Authorities Directive”); and

3. Directive (EU) 2016/681 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the use of passenger name record (“PNR”) data for the prevention, detection, investigation and prosecution of terrorist offences and serious crime (“PNR Directive”).

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