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GDPR: Personal Data Protection in the European Union

By Mariusz Krzysztofek


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European Monographs Series Set Volume 114

GDPR: Personal Data Protection in the European Union gives a detailed account of the legal and practical aspects of EU’s personal data protection law and presents the new solutions according to the new legal situation following its recent reform. Personal data protection has become one of the central issues in any understanding of the current world system. In this connection, the EU has created the most sophisticated regime currently in force with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU) 2016/679. This book offers a comprehensive discussion of key principles of personal data processing, obligations of data controllers, and rights of data subjects, providing a thorough, up-to-date account of the legal and practical aspects of personal data protection in the EU and expanding the scope in the context of electronic communication, including aspects such as digital marketing and cookies, under the ePrivacyDirective 2002/58/EC, which complements the GDPR.

What’s in this book:

Among the broad spectrum of aspects of the subject covered, it includes the recent judgment of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) on data transfers and new or updated data protection authorities’ guidelines in the EU Member States and the following:

–          right to privacy judgments of CJEU and the European Court of Human Rights;

–          scope of the GDPR and its key definitions, key principles of personal data processing;

–          legal bases for the processing of personal data;

–          direct and digital marketing, cookies, and online behavioural advertising;

–          processing of personal data of employees;

–          sensitive data and criminal records;

–          information obligation and privacy notices;

–          data subjects rights;

–          data controller, joint controllers, and processors;

–          data protection by design and by default, data security measures, risk-based approach, records of personal data processing activities, notification of a personal data breach to the supervisory authority and communication to the data subject, data protection impact assessment, codes of conduct and certification;

–          Data Protection Officer;

–          transfer of personal data to non-EU/EEA countries; and

–          privacy in the Internet and surveillance age.

How this will help you:

Referencing many rulings of European courts, as well as interpretations and guidelines formulated by European data protection authorities, this book will be of great practical value to lawyers, multinational corporations and their customers and contractors. As the global scale and evolution of information technologies have changed the data processing environment and brought in new challenges, and as many non-EU jurisdictions have adopted equivalent regimes or largely analogous regulations, this book will be an indispensable source of practical guidance and information to lawyers and business leaders for many years to come.

Last Updated 04/14/2021
Product Line Kluwer Law International
ISBN 9789403532707
SKU 10059402-0003
Table of Contents

About the Author

Chapter 1              Subject Matter and Objectives of the GDPR and the Nature of Changes Introduced By It; Direct Applicability of the GDPR.

Chapter 2              Definitions of the Right to Privacy; Protection of Personal Data as One Aspect of This Right; Legal Foundations of the Right to Privacy in EU Law; Scope of the Right to Privacy in EU Case Law

Chapter 3              Scope of the GDPR and Protection of Personal Data; Key Definitions

Chapter 4              Key Principles of Personal Data Processing

Chapter 5              Legal Bases for the Processing of Personal Data

Chapter 6              Direct Marketing. Digital Marketing. Cookies and Online Behavioural Advertising.

Chapter 7              Processing of Personal Data of Employees

Chapter 8              Sensitive Data and Criminal Records

Chapter 9              The Obligation to Provide Information on Data Processing. Privacy Notices

Chapter 10            Data Subject Rights: The Rights of Access, Rectification, Erasure (‘Right to Be Forgotten’), Restriction of Processing, Data Portability, and Objection to Processing for Direct Marketing and Profiling

Chapter 11            Data Controller and Joint Controllers; Data Processor; Processor Selection Criteria and Contractual Terms

Chapter 12            Data Protection by Design and by Default; Appropriateness of Data Security Measures in the Context of Risk-Based Approach; Records of Personal Data Processing Activities; Authority to Process Data; Notification of a Personal Data Breach to the Supervisory Authority and Communication to the Data Subject; Data Protection Impact Assessment; Consultation of Effects on Data Protection with a Supervisory Authority; Codes of Conduct and Certification

Chapter 13            Data Protection Officer

Chapter 14            Transfers of Personal Data to Non-EU/EEA Countries

Chapter 15            Privacy in the Internet and Surveillance Age; Technology and Threats to Privacy