In the form of an easy-to-use Q&A, Data Protection experts Stéphanie De Smedt, Bram Goetry and Virginie De France provide a pragmatic overview of the legal and regulatory framework governing data protection, privacy, and cybersecurity in Belgium, addressing topics such as lawful data processing, data security and data breaches, sensitive data, international data transfers, regulatory enforcement, and much more. Consult the guide here.

Interesting Belgian-law specificities discussed in the Q&A, include:

  • Additional local law requirements for the processing of “sensitive” personal data;
  • Additional scenario’s in which the appointment of a DPO is necessary under Belgian law;
  • An overview of key national cybersecurity regulations and enforcement; and
  • A summary of the local GDPR enforcement landscape and the rights and remedies available to data subjects in Belgium.

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