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NEW AUSTRIAN DATA PROTECTION ACT IMPLEMENTING GDPR PASSED THE AUSTRIAN PARLIAMENT

July 2017 - TMT ( Technology, Media & Telecoms). Legal Developments by Dorda.

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After some last-minute amendments, the new Austrian Data Protection Act, implementing and supplementing the EU General Data Protection Regulation, was finally adopted by the Austrian Parliament on 30 June 2017. The new provisions provide for some local specialties that must be considered by all companies active in Austria. All changes become applicable from May 2018 but the new obligations require complex internal amendments that should be reflected in the course of the GDRP implementation to avoid the increased penalties. [read more here]

Authors: Axel AnderlFelix Hörlsberger, Nino TlapakDominik Schelling