Need-to-Know GDPR Terminology for Compliance Success- Part 1

GDPR Terminology

GDPR from A-Z

The GDPR is just a few months away, which means the countdown-crunch to compliance has begun. If you’re just beginning to learn about the General Data Protection Regulation, being implemented by the European Union in May, use this GDPR Terminology Cheat-Sheet (terms from A to D) to help guide you through the legislation. If you’re a little further along in your GDPR knowledge you can use this cheat sheet to evangelize GDPR compliance awareness throughout your organization.

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Here’s your GDPR Terminology Cheat-Sheet from A to D:

We’ve indexed each term, of which chapters, articles and recitals they appear in. Use this nifty resource to follow along in the regulation as you go. https://gdpr-info.eu

GDPR Terminology

Binding Corporate Rules (BCR)

Personal data protection policies which are adhered to by a controller or processor established on the territory of a Member State for transfers or a set of transfers of personal data to a controller or processor in one or more third countries within a group of undertakings, or group of enterprises engaged in a joint economic activity

Chapter 5, Article 4,  Article 45, Article 46, Article 49, Article 57, Article 58, Article 64, Article 70, Recital 107, Recital 108, Recital 110, Recital 168

Biometric Data

Personal data resulting from specific technical processing relating to the physical, physiological or behavioral characteristics of a natural person, which allow or confirm the unique identification of that natural person, such as facial images or dactyloscopic data

Article 4, Article 9, Recital 51, Recital 53, Recital 91

Consent

Any freely given, specific, informed and unambiguous indication of the data subject’s wishes by which he or she, by a statement or by a clear affirmative action, signifies agreement to the processing of personal data relating to him or her

Chapter 2, Article 4, Article 6, Article 7, Article 8, Article 9, Article 13, Article 14, Article 15, Article 17, Article 22, Article 24, Article 32, Article 33, Article 34, Article 40, Article 41, Article 49, Article 70, Article 79, Article 83, Recital 29, Recital 32, Recital 33, Recital 38, Recital 40, Recital 42, Recital 43, Recital 45, Recital 50, Recital 51, Recital 54,  Recital 65, Recital 68, Recital 71, Recital 74, Recital 79, Recital 111, Recital 112, Recital 113, Recital 126, Recital 155, Recital 161, Recital 171

Controller

The natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data; where the purposes and means of such processing are determined by Union or Member State law, the controller or the specific criteria for its nomination may be provided for by Union or Member State law

Chapter 4, Chapter 8, Article 3, Article 4, Article 5, Article 6, Article 7, Article 8, Article 9, Article 11, Article 12, Article 13, Article 14, Article 15, Article 16, Article 17, Article 18, Article 19, Article 20, Article 21, Article 22, Article 23, Article 24, Article 25, Article 26, Article 27, Article 28, Article 29, Article 30, Article 31, Article 32, Article 33, Article 34, Article 35, Article 36, Article 37, Article 38, Article 39, Article 40, Article 41, Article 42, Article 43, Article 44, Article 46, Article 47, Article 48, Article 49, Article 56, Article 57, Article 58, Article 60, Article 62, Article 65, Article 70, Article 79, Article 81, Article 82, Article 83, Article 85, Article 90, Recital 10, Recital 13, Recital 18, Recital 22, Recital 23, Recital 24, Recital 25, Recital 26, Recital 28, Recital 29, Recital 36, Recital 39, Recital 40, Recital 42, Recital 43, Recital 45, Recital 47, Recital 48, Recital 49, Recital 50, Recital 51, Recital 57, Recital 59, Recital 60, Recital 63, Recital 64, Recital 65, Recital 66, Recital 68, Recital 69, Recital 71, Recital 73, Recital 74, Recital 77, Recital 78, Recital 79, Recital 80, Recital 81, Recital 82, Recital 83, Recital 84, Recital 86, Recital 85, Recital 89, Recital 90, Recital 92, Recital 94, Recital 95, Recital 97, Recital 98, Recital 99, Recital 101, Recital 108, Recital 109, Recital 113, Recital 114, Recital 115, Recital 122, Recital 124, Recital 127, Recital 131, Recital 126, Recital 145, Recital 146, Recital 148, Recital 153, Recital 61, Recital 132, Recital 143, Recital 144, Recital 147, Recital 156, Recital 164, Recital 168, Recital 171, Recital 173

Cross-Border Processing

Either:

a) processing of personal data which takes place in the context of the activities of establishments in more than one Member State of a controller or processor in the Union where the controller or processor is established in more than one Member State; or

b) processing of personal data which takes place in the context of the activities of a single establishment of a controller or processor in the Union but which substantially affects or is likely to substantially affect data subjects in more than one Member State.

(All pertaining to “cross-border”)

Article 4, Article 56, Recital 5, Recital 53, Recital 138

Data Concerning Health

Personal data related to the physical or mental health of a natural person, including the provision of health care services, which reveal information about his or her health status

Article 4, Article 9, Recital 35, Recital 53, Recital 54, Recital 75

Data Erasure

Also known as the Right to be Forgotten, it entitles the data subject to have the data controller erase his/her personal data, cease further dissemination of the data, and potentially have third parties cease processing of the data

Article 17, Recital 65, Recital 66

Data Portability

The requirement for controllers to provide the data subject with a copy of his or her data in a format that allows for easy use with another controller

Article 13, Article 14, Article 20, Recital 68, Recital 73, Recital 156

 

Data Protection Officer (DPO)

An expert on data privacy who works independently to ensure that an entity is adhering to the policies and procedures set forth in the GDPR

Article 13, Article 14, Article 30, Article 33, Article 35, Article 36, Article 37, Article 38, Article 39, Article 47, Article 57, Recital 77, Recital 97

Derogation

An exemption from a law

Chapter 5, Chapter 9, Article 49, Article 66, Article 85, Article 89, Recital 13, Recital 51, Recital 52, Recital 56, Recital 60, Recital 107, Recital 112, Recital 153, Recital 156

GDPR Compliance Next Steps?

Now that you have a good understanding of GDPR Terminology you can move on to determine whether your organization will be held responsible for GDPR compliance.  If you’re already sure that you will be obligated under this new legislation and are searching for effective compliance training, we offer several options to fit your skill level.

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