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Art. 29 Working Party Defines Terms

DATA PROTECTION—EU

March 19, 2010

The Article 29 Working Party has created guidance on two terms in the EU Data Protection Directive in order to help organizations apply the directive in practice, reports OUT-LAW.COM. The guidance provides detailed definitions of "data processor" and "data controller," terms on which the application of the directive hinges. The group said a potential lack of clarity around the terms has led to inconsistencies.
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