[registration-issues-wg] [CPWG] Urgent EPDP question

Alan Greenberg alan.greenberg at mcgill.ca
Mon Oct 15 15:47:59 UTC 2018


Michele you are correct. I considered putting 
that level of detail in, but decided that it 
overly complicated a message that was solely 
asking about legal vs natural persons. Note that 
your comment would have made the parenthetical 
twice as long as the rest of the sentence.

Alan

At 15/10/2018 05:15 AM, Michele Neylon - Blacknight wrote:
>Alan
>
> >    GDPR requires the information related to Natural Persons be protected
> >  (for those resident in Europe) be protected. GDPR does not apply to
> > Legal Persons (ie companies).
>
>
>That isn't what GDPR states.
>By presenting it as applying to "natural 
>persons" vs "legal persons" you are over simplifying GDPR and its application.
>GDPR applies to personal data.
>It applies to data subjects.
>It also applies to data processing in the EU 
>regardless of where the data subject is. So as 
>an Irish company we have to treat our Canadian 
>clients' data under GDPR as we are processing it in the EU.
>
>
>Regards
>
>Michele
>
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