Singapore PDPC publishes new guidelines on data intermediaries (processors) for 2020.

The Personal Data Protection Commission has published a new guide that highlights the relevant obligations under the PDPA and key considerations for organisations when outsourcing data processing activities to data intermediaries. The guide will looks into the aspects of governance and risk assessment, policies and practices, service management and exit management.

European Commission - Ethics of Connected and Automated Vehicles

The European Commission has issued a report on Ethics of Connected and Automated Vehicles - Recommendations on road safety, privacy, fairness, explainability and responsibility. It contains 20 recommendations concerning the future development and use of connected and automated vehicles (CAVs).

Upcoming: The Nordic Privacy Arena 2020

The Swedish Privacy Forum has organised the Nordic Privacy Arena 2020 on the topic The Brave New World – a human touch to a human right requires data privacy as a key ingredient. The event takes place in Stockholm, Sweden on 5 and 6 October 2020. The programme of the conference is available here.

Alert: Targeted ransomware attacks on the UK education sector by cyber criminals

CCloud Industry Unites to Create Global Standard for Transfer of Personal Data following ‘Schrems II’ ruling

The creators of the data protection market standard for cloud, the EU Cloud Code of Conduct, today announced work is underway on a proposed legal solution for the transfer of personal data outside the EU. Once approved by data protection authorities, the solution could be an alternative to the recently annulled EU-U.S. Privacy Shield, previously relied on by thousands of businesses who now face disruption and uncertainty when transferring EU citizens’ data across the Atlantic.

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