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EDPB publishes finalised guidelines on territorial scope

EDPB publishes finalised guidelines on territorial scope
Published on: 28 November 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • EDPB publishes finalised guidelines on territorial scope
  • What is the background to the new Guidelines?
  • What are the key updates introduced by the final Guidelines?
  • When will an organisation be ‘established’ in the EEA under the Guidelines?
  • What is the threshold for ‘establishment’?
  • How do you determine whether personal data is processed in the context of the establishment?
  • What do ‘offering’, ‘targeting’ and ‘monitoring’ mean?
  • Does offering require intention?
  • What are signs of ‘targeting’?
  • What is ‘monitoring’?
  • More...

Article summary

Information Law Analysis: On 15 November 2019, the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) published its finalised Guidelines on the Territorial Scope (Guidelines) of the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) (GDPR). The revisions to the Guidelines followed a period of open public consultation which ran until 18 January 2019. James Fenelon, Ruth Boardman, Gabriel Voisin and Ariane Mole of Bird & Bird LLP, explain the latest developments. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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