privacy policy 3344455 1280On 12 March 2019, DURY Compliance & Consulting GmbH (represented by its managing director, Ms Sandra DURY ass. jur.) took part in a workshop on "292 days of the DSGVO - new examples from daily practice", organised by the State Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information of Rhineland-Palatinate. Please read below which topics were dealt with during the workshop.

Grafik Studie 1Seven months after its introduction, the General Data Protection Regulation still poses challenges for many companies in Germany. This was the result of a study (Called the "DSGVO Index" in German) conducted by analyst firm techconsult in November 2018 with the support of Microsoft, Tarox, Avedos, SEP and QSC, covering all industries and sizes. As part of the study, 259 German companies were asked about their experiences with the GDPR.

Below you will find more information on the objectives and results of the study.

ssl 2890762 1280On 12 and 13 February 2019, companies from all over the world gathered in Paris to attend the Data Protection Intensive: France 2019 conference of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). We at DURY Compliance & Consulting GmbH also took the opportunity to exchange ideas with other data protection actors and experts from the data protection industry.

During the presentations, which were held in English and French, the participants gained a comprehensive insight into various topics and questions relating to the General Data Protection Regulation and were able to familiarize themselves with the rights and duties of the data controller and the processor as well as with the role of the data protection officer. Some presentations also dealt with the modalities of data protection impact assessment and the right to privacy. Data Protection Officers also had the opportunity to report on their data protection practices in 15-minute keynote speeches. In addition, the IAPP presented its Privacy Core e-learning tool, which will facilitate the training of data protection staff in the future. The networking sessions between the presentations rounded off the event and gave participants the opportunity to deepen the topics covered in the presentations, discuss issues raised and discuss challenges and best practices.

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