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CNPD publishes new guidelines on cookies

CNPD publishes new guidelines on cookies
15/11/2021

The Luxembourg Data Protection Authority (the ‘Commission Nationale pour la Protection des Données’, or ‘CNPD’) has published updated guidelines on cookies and other trackers, including “fingerprinting", "web beacons" or "shared objects".

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Why all companies should care about the UN's cybersecurity & software update regulations – lessons for all sectors

Why all companies should care about the UN's cybersecurity & software update regulations – lessons for all sectors
26/10/2021

Not in the automotive sector? It doesn't matter: two Regulations adopted by UNECE (a United Nations body) on cybersecurity and software updates in the automotive sector may shape your products and services – even if your sector is completely different.

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IT and cloud outsourcing: new notification regime

IT and cloud outsourcing: new notification regime
21/10/2021

On 14 October 2021, the CSSF published its new CSSF Circular 21/785 with regard to replacing the prior authorisation obligation with a prior notification obligation in the case of material IT outsourcing (the “Circular”)

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New rules on material IT outsourcing in the financial sector

New rules on material IT outsourcing in the financial sector
15/10/2021

Effective 15 October 2021, financial institutions must notify the CSSF of any planned outsourcing of material IT activities. This notification obligation replaces the prior authorisation requirement. 

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GDPR - Adequacy decisions for the UK

GDPR - Adequacy decisions for the UK
07/07/2021

The Adequacy Decisions come just in time to continue the bridging mechanism applicable under the Trade and Cooperation Agreement between the EU and the UK, allowing transfers of personal data from the EU to the UK for a temporary period ending on 30 June 2021.

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First sanctions issued by the National Commission for Data Protection

First sanctions issued by the National Commission for Data Protection
30/06/2021

The National Commission for Data Protection (hereinafter the “CNPD”) has made public its first 18 administrative decisions and sanctions, including six fines ranging from 1.000 to 18.000 euros, issued for non-compliance with provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter the “GDPR”).
 

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GDPR - EU Commission adopts new Standard Contractual Clauses

GDPR - EU Commission adopts new Standard Contractual Clauses
22/06/2021

On Friday, 4 June, the European Commission took a further step to reinforce legal certainty under the GDPR by adopting two new sets of Standard Contractual Clauses (SCCs), intended to allow safe and free cross-border data transfers.

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Luxembourg data protection authority publishes first decisions

Luxembourg data protection authority publishes first decisions
21/06/2021

For the very first time, the National Commission for Data Protection (“CNPD”) has published 18 decisions, six of which inflicted fines ranging from 1.000 EUR to 18.000 EUR. 

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The CNPD Publishes Several Decisions Following Investigations

The CNPD Publishes Several Decisions Following Investigations
15/06/2021

The Luxembourg Data Protection Authority (CNPD) has published its first decisions following investigations of non-compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

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CNPD’s action plan: what is its position?

CNPD’s action plan: what is its position?
11/06/2021

On 1 May 2020, the National Commission for Data Protection (CNPD) published its strategy and work program for 2020-2022. This document defines the main guiding principles for the CNPD’s actions until 2022. It is completed with an annual work program.

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