APDETIC organized, with the support of ECOTIC, the GDPR Seminar on February 1, 2018, at the Intercontinental Hotel, Bucharest. With the entry into force of the new GD RegulationPR, in May 2018, the traditional way of processing and managing personal data and information about customers and employees will have to be fundamentally changed and will have an impact on all departments of companies. In this context, during the seminar were presented all these new provisions, in order to facilitate the compliance of Romanian companies with the requirements of the GDPR Regulation.
The seminar was supported by Av. Magda Popescu, IAPP member (International Association of Privacy Professionals), which detailed for the large audience (over 100 participants) the set of actions necessary to align with the new personal data protection provisions:
- Inventory of personal data
- Establishing the purposes for which the data are processed
- Evidence of processing activities
- Data security
- Obtaining consent
- Respecting the rights of the person
During the seminar, the participants were acquainted with the general concepts contained in the new regulation (personal data, processing operator, processor, data subject), the material and territorial scope of application of the Regulation, the principles applicable to the processing of personal data and the practical impact. of these principles, the obligations incumbent on them, including from the perspective of new rights introduced for data subjects, as well as issues related to risks and sanctions.
"It was simply a matter of making an awareness-raising effort. For this reason, the addressability was primarily aimed at members and partners of APDETIC and its sister organization, ECOTIC. At the end of this seminar, we aimed for the participants to understand what the GDPR is about and what would be the first steps to take once they return to the office. ” said Av. Magda Popescu.