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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,;

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