European Data Protection Directive Essay

924 Words Mar 22nd, 2012 4 Pages
Running head: European Data Protection Directive
European Data Protection Directive
Piera Hosinski
SECURE MANAGEMENT ( MGT 580 Winter 2012)
Instructor: Christopher Sobota

“The Data Protection Directive (officially Directive 95/46/EC on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data) is a European Union directive which regulates the processing of personal data within the European Union. It is an important component of EU privacy and human rights law.”(Wikipedia, 2012)
The right to privacy is highly developed in Europe. The data protection directive provides a right to respect for one's "private and family life, his home and his correspondence," and is
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Typically these laws either explicitly prohibit transfers to other countries unless their conditions are met or impose their regulatory obligations on organizations transferring the information. 3) What should you put in place so you can transfer this data?
Most importantly is to make sure you know all the laws with the country you are going to be transferring data. Data management is important so there should be strict data standards. I would create a database for each country and their rules. It maybe time consuming at the beginning but its important to understand what that country expects and make sure someone is accurately maintaining the information when change in the laws occur. 4) Should you buy your boss’ dog a chew toy in order to get on her good side?
I have never been the one person at work who tries to get on my bosses good side by kissing butt. My work speaks for itself if I am to be recognized its on how clean my work is, accurate and damn good. So no I would not buy any dog treat or chew toy for my dog or boss.

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