On February 10, 2020, the Belgian Data Protection Authority published its Recommendation on data processing activities for direct marketing purposes. The Recommendation aims to clarify the complex rules relating to processing personal data for direct marketing purposes.
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On September 17, 2019, the Belgian Data Protection Authority (the “Belgian DPA”) imposed a fine of EUR 10,000 on a shop for the disproportionate use of customers’ electronic identity cards (the “eIDs ”) – a national identification card.

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On August 21, 2019, the Belgian Data Protection Authority published a press release informing of its intention to further investigate a data breach that was notified by Adecco Belgium, a temporary employment agency.
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Hunton Andrews Kurth and its Centre for Information Policy Leadership recently hosted more than 30 privacy leaders for a roundtable seminar on the update of the EU Standard Contractual Clauses for international data transfers. This blog entry provides highlights from the event.
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Hunton Andrews Kurth and its Centre for Information Policy Leadership are pleased to host a roundtable discussion on the update of the EU Standard Contractual Clauses for international data transfers, on June 12, 2019, in the firm’s Brussels office. This blog entry provides more information on the event and a link to register.
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