Jon Baines, Data Protection Advisor, has been quoted in The Telegraph in relation to the European Commission's leak of personal data on its website in breach of GDPR. His quote has also subsequently appeared in similar stories on the Mail Online, Express and iNews websites.
As Jon explained, the institutions of the EU are not subject to GDPR, but to a separate regulation from 2001, which is currently being updated to bring it in line with GDPR. "Although the information disclosed here does not appear to be particularly sensitive, it does raise questions about the general level of compliance, and whether any further inadvertent disclosures have been made," he said.
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