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Territorial scope of the GDPR—examining the EDPB’s guidance

Territorial scope of the GDPR—examining the EDPB’s guidance
Published on: 07 January 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Territorial scope of the GDPR—examining the EDPB’s guidance
  • What commentary has the EDPB provided on the application of the establishment criterion under Article 3(1)?
  • What commentary has the EDPB provided on the application of the targeting criterion?
  • Data subjects located in the EU
  • Offering of goods or services to data subjects in the EU
  • Monitoring data subjects’ behaviour
  • What are the remaining areas of uncertainty on the territorial scope of the GDPR and how are practitioners approaching these?
  • Are there more key takeaways from this guidance?

Article summary

Information Law analysis: To what extent does the guidelines on the territorial scope of Article 3 of the General Data Protection Regulation (the guidelines) issued by the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) offer much-needed clarification? Ross McKean, partner in the London office of DLA Piper UK LLP, considers the guidance ahead of the consultation’s closure and finds there are still unanswered questions. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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