Dutch Law Includes General Data Breach Notification Obligation and Larger Fines for Violations of the Data Protection Act

Hunton & Williams write:

On January 1, 2016, a Dutch law became effective that (1) includes a general obligation for data controllers to notify the Data Protection Authority (“DPA”) of data security breaches, and (2) authorizes the DPA to impose direct fines for violations of the Data Protection Act.

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

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