Minimum wage and data protection

Minimum wage and data protection Since the beginning of January 2015 the new Minimum Wage Law applies. But why does a consultancy for data protection and security inform about this law? Is there a connection between the Minimum Wage Law and data protection? The answer: Yes. At the first glance it is unexpected, but when examining the law it is obvious. This review will provide clarification. Aim of the Minimum Wage Law The legislator wants the client to ensure the compliance of the legislations on minimum wages. In the past many minimum wages and similar wage agreements were infiltrated, especially … weiterlesen>>

Industry 4.0: a future-oriented project

Industry 4.0: a future-oriented project– benefit from the opportunity, avoid risks The future-oriented project Industry 4.0 targets the fortification and sustainability of the German industry. At the same time the data privacy protection needs to be respected. Chances and ambitions of the future-oriented project Industry 4.0 The future-oriented project Industry 4.0 targets the fortification and sustainability of the German industry. Foreign companies especially from the Asian region enhance their competitive position by increasing the productivity and by accelerating the process of innovation while the German industry has to deal with raw material scarcity and the increasing average age of the … weiterlesen>>

Legal basis for data transfers to the USA questioned

Legal basis for data transfers to the USA questioned Safe harbor self- commitments from US service providers (data recipient in the US) were an option to justify data transfers to a third country with poor data protection security (here the United States) within the scope of exceptions without a permit. The EJC declared the Commission decision from 26.10.2000 (which underlies this exemption clause) with its decision from 06.10.2015 void. The EJC judgement doesn’t deal with the question if an adequate level of protection exists in principle in the United States. Furthermore, it doesn’t provide concrete and explicit specifications for companies … weiterlesen>>

Basic Regulation for Data Protection compromises the effective protection of personal data – Data Protection Officer’s expertise indispensable

At this year’s BvD Congress in Berlin the ds² proprietor and BvD chairman Thomas Spaeing together with his team and 200 more data protection colleagues debated on the risks for data protection regarding to the bill for the basic regulation for data protection of the EU. One thing became clear: many useful and modern concepts were lost within the negotiations. Operational data processing will be controlled by authorities – which entails an amount of bureaucracy. The proven way of self-regulation for the companies by internal Data Protection Officers are no longer relevant in Brussels. In its place, Brussels prefers new … weiterlesen>>