Event Date: Tuesday 12th April 2016 Cyber risk exposures evolve rapidly, leaving businesses exposed to external and internal operational risks that are very difficult to predict. With such a wealth of opinion available from a variety of sources, formulating a robust and cohesive strategy to protect your business can be daunting. To help you take the first step, cyber risk specialists, PGI, Olswang and Paragon have combined forces to create an innovative end to end solution to provide your company with financial risk transfer, cyber risk management and incident response support. We would like to invite you to our breakfast briefing to hear more about how to manage your exposures and learn about our new proprietary cyber risk solution. Date: Tuesday 12th April 2016 Time: 8:00am - 10.00am Venue: 2nd Floor, Columbus Room, Paragon International Insurance Brokers Ltd, 140 Leadenhall Street, London EC3V 4QT Click here for location map Simply  e-mail cyber@paragonbrokers.com to … Continue Reading ››
Datonomy's correspondents in Spain report on an important decision in the continuing saga of RTBF actions against Google. What's new? On 14 March 2016, the Spanish Supreme Court (Tribunal Supremo) issued an important ruling in favor of Google Spain on the right to be forgotten. The judgment held that claims concerning the right to be forgotten should be submitted directly to Google Inc in the United States. The Spanish Supreme Court's decision The Supreme Court considered that only Google Inc (headquartered in US) should be considered as a data controller, determining the purposes and means of the processing of personal data for Google Search. The Court considers that Google Spain is not involved in the processing of personal data necessary for the operation of the search engine (for instance, indexing or storing data from third-party websites), and therefore, it should not take over the claims brought by users seeking to exercise the right to … Continue Reading ››
German data protection authorities have already started issuing proceedings against companies that are still transferring personal data to the US (“Data Transfers”) under Safe Harbor, less than a month after the expiration of the deadline set by the Art. 29 Working Party and the announcement that agreement had been reached on the EU-US Privacy Shield. Companies relying solely on Safe Harbor that have been waiting for the new EU-US Privacy Shield to come into force before changing their approach to Data Transfers should take stock.  Enforcement practice has varied significantly around Europe with the German regulators being some of the most active but it is fair to say that simply waiting for the EU-US Privacy Shield without taking any further steps is an increasingly risky approach. Meanwhile, on 29 February the European Commission unveiled the various texts that will make up the Privacy Shield. Datonomy will be reporting on that … Continue Reading ››