On 20 July 2018, a new Personal Data Act came into force and with this The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The Regulation aims to harmonize the data protection legislation in Europe, as well as strengthening the protection of privacy and confidence in digital services.
The Regulation will be directly applicable in Norwegian law. A new Personal Data Act with supplementary provisions will also take effect in 2018.
This is the most significant change relating to the protection of privacy in twenty years.
A working group co-operating across the higher education sector will prepare various templates, survey templates, checklists, presentations etc. The material can be shared among the institutions and is published on Uninets`s website. You will find a link to this website at sikresiden.no.
The new Personal Data Act came into force on 20 July 2018. By this action The General Data Protection regulation (GDPR) is implemented in Norway.
The Norwegian Data Protection Agency offers guidance on the implications of the protection of privacy, on data processor agreements, cloud services, data protection by design, the Data Protection Official and on the rights of the registered.