The Pros And Cons Of Data Protection

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I. Introduction: Because of the rapid and comprehensive utilization, sharing and information dissemination of data on the internet, guidelines that are enacted to protect data security have to undergo a lengthy process and several amendments to effectively address problems that may arise from data breach involving data subjects and organizations. Such is the case for the Philippines Data Privacy Act of 2012 and the EU Directive of 1995 which have both undergone reforms to keep up with the evolving demands of data security. This research aims to tackle how the newly revised policies of the Philippines Data Privacy Act of 2012 and the European Union’s new data protection framework would affect issues on data protection as business relationships…show more content…
Database right recognized in the E. U. and their jurisdiction In 1995, the European Union adopted the Data Protection Directive officially known as Directive 95/46/EC on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data. It is an important component of EU privacy and human rights law. The GDPR, or General Data Protection Regulation, adopted in April 2016, will supersede the Data Protection Directive and is planned to be enforceable starting on 25 May, 2018. The GDPR has added more salient safety measures to protect the rights of data subjects. According to Jane Brown , “The level of risk associated with the GDPR has catapulted data protection into the boardroom.” The very words used for this strict warning are signs of tough times for organizations whose data processing activities relate to EU subjects. Although the GDPR will not apply until 25 May 2018, the new regulation will have a stricter and wide-ranging implication that preparations for changes are underway to achieve compliance among organizations likely to be affected. The Scope of the GDPR Increased Territorial Scope (extra-territorial…show more content…
Examples of less serious infringements are not having their records in order , not notifying the supervising authority and data subject about a breach or not conducting impact assessment. The worst data examples are not having sufficient customer consent to process data or violating the core of Privacy by Design concepts. Rules apply to both controllers and processors. “Clouds” are also included from GDPR
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