Apr 022011
 
 April 2, 2011  Posted by  Laws, Non-U.S.

A new French law containing several key amendments to the French Data Protection Act and creating a new public authority referred to as the “Defender of Rights” (Loi n°2011-334 du 29 mars 2011 relative au Défenseur des droits, or the “Law”) came into effect on March 30, 2011.  The Defender of Rights, whose role is to defend civil rights and liberties, to promote children’s rights and to fight against discrimination, also will serve as a member of the CNIL’s plenary committee.

Read more on Hunton & Williams Privacy and Information Security Law Blog.

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