GDPR Legitimate Interest - Metric International

GDPR: Legitimate Interest

“Legitimate interest” may be among the most confusing concepts written into the GDPR, which is not helped by the amount of incorrect interpretations available when you search for the term online. It is also an especially important concept to understand…

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GDPR Personal Data - Metric International

GDPR: Personal Data

Article 4(1) defines “personal data” as follows (all emphasis added unless otherwise stated): ‘personal data’ means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (‘data subject’); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in…

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GDPR Fines & Penalties - Metric International

GDPR: Fines & Penalties

Administrative fines The GDPR imposes stiff fines on data controllers and processors for non-compliance. Determination Fines are administered by individual member state supervisory authorities (83.1). The following 10 criteria are to be used to determine the amount of the fine…

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GDPR Who Must Comply - Metric International

GDPR: Who Must Comply?

Expanded territorial scope The GDPR represents a significantly increased territorial reach over its Data Protection Directive predecessor. Article 3 of the GDPR outlines that (all emphasis added unless otherwise stated): 1. This Regulation applies to the processing of personal data…

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