• Posts by Dafina Buçaj

    Dafina is a member of the Constangy Cyber Team and assists clients on various matters regarding data privacy and cybersecurity. Her practice focuses on data privacy and regulatory security assessments, information privacy and ...

The new Swiss Federal Act on Data Protection, known by the acronym “nFADP,” took effect on September 1. The law was enacted by the Swiss parliament in 2020.

The law introduces new rights for Swiss citizens, but also corresponding obligations for businesses that process personal data subject to the law. The law is intended to be more closely aligned to the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation and allows for a free flow of information between EU and Swiss companies.

This summer, Gov. Joe Lombardo (R) signed the Consumer Health Data Privacy Act into law. The Act, which will take effect March 31, 2024, provides protections for consumer health data collected and maintained by regulated entities.

The European Court of Justice has issued two important decisions interpreting the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation. One addresses the right to compensation for GDPR violations, and the other addresses the scope of an individual’s right of access when his or her data has been provided by a controller to other recipients. Each decision is discussed below.

The Constangy Cyber Advisor posts regular updates on legislative developments, data privacy, and information security trends. Our blog posts are informed through the Constangy Cyber Team's experience managing thousands of data breaches, providing robust compliance advisory services, and consultation on complex data privacy and security litigation. 


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