[I]n a globalized world, the book can clearly be useful both to european and non-european entities...The distinguished author has fundamentally revised, updated and expanded the book...The author has expanded the chapter on international data transfers, which is of particular practical relevance. In particular, protections for transfers to third countries are explained lucidly and understandably, with particular emphasis on contractual solutions and Binding Corporate Rules...Kuner gives the practicioner valuable advice regarding notification to the data protection authorities, the processing of employee data, designing data protection-compliant web sites, data protection in corporate acquisitions, outsourcing, marketing, and data security. The comprehensive material in the appendices is also of great value for data protection practicioners...The clarity and informational content of the book have, generally speaking, increased compared with the previous edition... (Recht der Datenverarbeitung
This book is a success in every respect. It is the first book on data protection law that is conceived on a truly European level and goes beyond local coverage to include the practices of the most important EU Member States. At the same time, it has paid off that the author, a lawyer who has worked in the field of international data protection law for many years, has drawn on his lengthy exprerience in advising corporate clients in writing this book. Thus, the book is certainly of benefit for every company that deals with data protection law in the scope of its compliance activites...Anyone who wants to get a foothold in international data protection law needs to purchase this book.
About the Author
Christopher Kuner is Partner in the Brussels office of Hunton & Williams. He specializes in global data protection and e-commerce practices and is Chairman of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Data Protection Task Force.