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Personal Data Protection

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New Greek Law on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data and transposition into Greek legislation of Directive (EU) 2016/680

Under a fast track procedure, the Law on the protection of personal data was adopted as it was finally drafted after the public consultation. The new Greek law on the protection of personal data, which came into force on 29.08.2019, i.e. Law 4624/2019, is based on the provisions of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (“GDPR”) and incorporates the provisions of Directive (EU) 2016/680 into the Greek legislation. GDPR allows Member States to derogate from its provisions and to adopt restrictions on the processing of personal data and the exercise of the rights of the data subjects. Significant derogations from the provisions of the GDPR are...

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Personal Data Retention Rules currently applicable in Greece

The same limitation principle is, also, included in the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data (General Data Protection Regulation) commonly known as “GDPR”, which shall apply from 25.05.2018 across the Members of EU....

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