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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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