CMS Guide sheds light on Europe’s data privacy laws and current practice


Data privacy is one of the key legal issues of the internet age. Social media, electronic communications and data transfer are blurring the boundaries between public and private, business and personal information. For companies, data privacy is now an increasingly important factor in key stakeholder relationships – with employees and employee organisations, regulators, existing and potential customers and recruits.

The CMS Guide to Data Privacy provides a comprehensive overview of data privacy laws in 22 countries across Europe, including Russia. It addresses key aspects of employer and employee rights and responsibilities in this vital area of labour law.

The jurisdictions covered are: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Ukraine and the United Kingdom.

To access the e-guide please follow this link: (you can register for free to access the full version of the CMS Guide to Data Privacy).


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