On June 2, 2020, the European Data Protection Board announced that it had released a statement on restrictions on data subject rights in connection with the state of emergency in EU Member States amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
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On June 3, 2020, the Presidency of the Council of the European Union published a progress report on the proposed Regulation concerning the Respect for Private Life and the Protection of Personal Data in Electronic Communications and Repealing Directive 2002/58/EC, better known as “the Draft ePrivacy Regulation.”
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On May 25 and May 26, 2020 respectively, the Belgian Data Protection Authority published two opinions on draft laws introducing COVID-19-related tracking initiatives.
Continue Reading Belgian DPA Publishes Opinions on Draft Laws for the Creation of a Database and for the Use of Contact Tracing Apps for COVID-19 Tracking

The COVID-19 outbreak has created unprecedented operational and legal challenges for businesses across the globe. As businesses continue to navigate uncertainties during the pandemic, they are turning to guidance issued by EU data protection authorities on a number of important privacy concerns. Join us on June 23, 2020, for an in-depth webinar on Addressing Key GDPR Issues During COVID-19 as we discuss some of these privacy concerns.

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