Data protection: time to take action

By Aisling Duffy

On 25 January 2012, the European Commission decided that a substantial overhaul of data protection regulation is required and issued its proposals for change.

The proposals are currently making their way through the legislative process in Brussels but, once approved, are expected to take effect at some point in 2014.

If adopted in their current form, these reforms will introduce some very significant changes and will have a major impact on how organisations, which process personal data, must do so…

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