TITLE

European Data Protection: Handling Data Security Breaches

AUTHOR(S)
Spies, Axel
PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
Business Communications Review;Dec2006, Vol. 36 Issue 12, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses data protection laws in Europe. European data protection law, which regulates privacy, largely protects the personal information of "data subjects," the individuals to whom the information belongs. United States businesses that have to deal with European companies and these laws have three common misperceptions: first, that data protection is governed by the 1995 European Directive, second, that the laws are rarely enforced, and third, that data protection is a concept of the European Union.
ACCESSION #
23452443

 

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