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The Covid-19 pandemic has seen an increase of cyber-attacks. Business or personal data breaches in contravention of the GDPR can be devastating and may give rise to an investigation and to pecuniary sanctions. Given the onerous level of fines, are you protected by a cyber-risk insurance policy under Luxembourg law ? Click here to read more in English or in French
The fact that the current health crisis is ongoing, and that therefore teleworking continues to be encouraged, puts your company at risk of becoming victim of cyberattacks. The main goals of hackers during these cyberattacks are to gain unauthorised access to and steal confidential information or data, and to extort money from their victims. The […]
In a recent decision dated 1st October 2019 of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), the Court addressed the issue of Cookie Consent and the Bundling of Consent. A German company (Planet49) organised a promotional lottery on a website. The conditions to enter the lottery were to provide some personal data and […]
New rules impose more transparency and fairness to online platforms and search engines A new EU Regulation imposing more transparency, fairness, predictability and trustfulness for online intermediation services and search engines has just been adopted with reference number (EU) 2019/1150. Online intermediation services present an opportunity for businesses to expand their market scope and commercial […]
WHAT HAPPENED? A new EU Regulation imposing transparency, fairness, predictability and trustfulness upon online platforms and search engines has just been adopted on 20 June 2019, waiting to make its appearance on the EU Official Journal. WHY THE NEED FOR A NEW REGULATION? Online intermediation services present an opportunity for businesses to expand their market […]
According to a European Commission survey the majority of websites do not let consumers buy from another EU country. Traders use various practices restricting online cross-border sales based on nationality, residence or place of establishment. These discriminatory practices can occur both online and off-line and include: denying delivery to customers from other Member States, declining […]
The General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) took direct effect in Luxembourg on 25 May 2018, but since it allows EU Member States latitude in specific areas, Luxembourg passed a new law on 1 August 2018 which repealed the former Luxembourg law on data protection of 2 August 2002: the 1 August 2018 Act concerning the […]
Implementation of the GDPR will mean a different approach to information security in Luxembourg, as data subjects’ rights have been strengthened. Sign-in at The Lawyer to read the full article.
Less than 4 months before the deadline of 25 May 2018 – date of entry into force of the new European regulation on the protection of personal data (Regulation 2016/679, known as the “GDPR”) – the question arises about the level of your company’s compliance with the GDPR requirements. -Update on personal data processing- […]
A moins de 4 mois avant la date butoir du 25 mai 2018 sonnant l’entrée en vigueur du nouveau règlement européen sur la protection des données personnelles (Règlement 2016/679, dit « RGPD »), la question se pose de l’état de conformité de votre entreprise en matière de traitement de données personnelles. Vous procédez à un […]