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Alexander Egerton Quoted in The Register

Partner Alexander Egerton spoke to The Register on the decision by the EU to probe into data protection for public sector services using the cloud.

Partner Alexander Egerton spoke to The Register on the decision by the EU to probe into data protection for public sector services using the cloud.

Commenting on the decision, Alex said “Using the cloud is likely to involve appointing a data processor so any privacy policy has to reflect that; there has to be thorough due diligence on the processor. A data processor contract will be needed setting out responsibilities and what happens if there is a breach.”

“Regardless of whether the cloud provider is a processor or independent data controller If the cloud is outside the UK or EEA then the data transfer provisions of the GDPR need to be followed through. The French regulator, CNIL, has began enforcement action against Google Analytics.”

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