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Following Privy Council approval, the Royal Court today registered new data protection legislation that will strengthen individuals’ rights and enable Island businesses to continue accessing international markets. The Data Protection (Jersey) Law 2018 and Data Protection (Authority) Jersey Law 2018 will come into effect on 25 May 2018. The new Laws will enable data to […]

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New consumer data protection law less than four months away STRONGER protection for consumers when it comes to their personal data is now less than four months away from coming into force in Jersey. With European Data Protection Day falling on Sunday 28th January, the Office of the Information Commissioner is urging people to become […]

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The proposed new Data Protection Laws have been today lodged with the States Assembly and are scheduled to be debated in the States on Tuesday 16th January 2018. The Draft Data Protection (Jersey) Law 201- and the Draft Data Protection Authority (Jersey) Law 201- can be found by following the links below: http://www.statesassembly.gov.je/assemblypropositions/2017/p.116-2017.pdf http://www.statesassembly.gov.je/assemblypropositions/2017/p.117-2017.pdf

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The Article 29 Working Party (‘WP29’) has published its finalised guidelines on Data Protection Impact Assessments (‘DPIAs’) under the General Data Protection Regulation. In particular, the Guidelines address several of the issues identified in the earlier released draft guidelines, and provide an analysis of when and how organisations should carry out a DPIA as well as the […]

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The Office of the Information Commissioner (Jersey) and The Office of the Data Protection Commissioner (Guernsey) have produced a three minute explainer video on how GDPR will effect individuals and businesses in the Channel Islands.

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WITH one year to go until the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force across the European Union (EU) on 25th May 2018, the Office of the Information Commissioner and Data Protection Commissioner is today launching a website, which will contain advice and guidance to help island businesses get to grips with the new legislation.

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