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It is important to note that even though the GDPR is a European Union law, it affects businesses around the globe.
The guidelines issued are as follows:
- use internal and/or external expertise (in this respect, the Dutch DPA states that companies’ data protection officers can play a role in implementing privacy policies);
- draft specific and concrete privacy policies (a data protection policy should be a concrete reflection of the principles of the GDPR as simply reiterating the principles of the GDPR is not sufficient);
- raise awareness (although this is not a requirement under the GDPR, the Dutch DPA recommends publishing privacy policies to ensure that data subjects are aware about how companies handle their personal data); and
The original report is located here: https://autoriteitpersoonsgegevens.nl/sites/default/files/atoms/files/rapportage_verkennend_onderzoek_gegevenschermingsbeleid.pdf.
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