Posted in Privacy

New Belgian Data Protection Act Takes Effect

Among the novelties:

  • scope is extended to intelligence agencies too (as the UK did too);
  • children’s consent age is lowered to 13 years old (lowest threashold admissible in the GDPR);
  • Genetic, Biometric and Health-Related Data require additional layers of protection (mention of specific personnell authorised + their role);
  • processing of criminal records has a wider purpose to include managing of disputes, with the data owner’s consent and for public interest/scientific/historic/legal/statistical purposes,;




Contract Manager with a remarkable lust for legal and business knowledge

Share your insights with a comment

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s