Brinkhof contributes to DataGuidance publication on Dutch Data Protection Collective Act bill

5 August 2020

The public consultation for the Dutch Data Protection Collective Act bill, which intends to amend the Act Implementing the GDPR and other laws, closed on 14 July 2020. The Bill considers, among other things, the introduction of new legal grounds for the processing of special categories of personal data for accountants, health associations, and fraud prevention, and to clarify authorised purposes for the use of biometric data. Leonie van Sloten discusses in this article on DataGuidance the background of the Bill and the most important amendments for private actors, as well as a glance at the responses submitted during the public consultation.