New Requirements for Data Breach Notification, July 2013


On 24 June 2013, the EU Commission adopted a Regulation on the measures applicable to the notification of personal data breaches under Directive 2002/58/EC on privacy and electronic communications (the “Regulation”). The Regulation has direct effect and will enter into force on 25 August 2013 and aims to harmonise the notification of data breaches by telecommunications companies and internet service providers.

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