[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.


At 15/10/2018 05:15 AM, Michele Neylon - Blacknight wrote:
> >    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.
>Mr Michele Neylon
>Blacknight Solutions
>Hosting, Colocation & Domains
>Intl. +353 (0) 59  9183072
>Direct Dial: +353 (0)59 9183090
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>Road,Graiguecullen,Carlow,R93 X265,Ireland  Company No.: 370845

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