Outsourcing projects to India and other countries without a data protection law

28/01/2009

London, UK

The subjects being discussed at this meeting are:

1. The review of the EU Data Protection Directive

· Priority areas for change

· Suggestions, for example, to the Data Protection Expert Group (PL&B International Newsletter December 2008 pp. 12-13)

· Other?

 

2. Outsourcing projects to India and other countries without a data protection law

· IT issues, for example, differences of approach to data security

· Requirements for processing sensitive data

· Experience of using EU model clauses for outsourcing agreements

· Experience of advantages and disadvantages of working with data centres in different countries

· Other?

 

3. Binding Corporate Rules

· Experience of applying for approval with different lead countries

· impact of the thirteen countries mutual recognition agreement (PL&B International Newsletter October 2008 p.1 and PL&B international e-news 22nd December 2008)

· whether there are signs of a quicker approvals process in different countries

· remaining problems in different countries

· whether EPON would like to propose any recommendations to the Art. 29 Data Protection Working Party

· Other?

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