Published on: February 25, 2022

EUROPEAN UNION DATA ACT

EUROPEAN UNION DATA ACT

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European Commission published its draft Data Act recently

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WHAT IS THE AIM OF ACT – Aimed at making data sharing and using easier and set a standard at EU-wide level

WHAT IS IN THE DRAFT ACT

  • Products and services should be designed to allow easy accessibility by users.
  • Data access will be granted without undue delay, free of charge and in real-time.
  • Data holders will provide comprehensive information on data generated when using the services or product.
  • Data holder will be request by the user who provide data to a third party authorised by him.
  • Calls manufacturers to allow owners of connected devices, in a bid to see what data they are gathering
  • Seeks to place safeguards against unlawful data transfer
  • Will be applicable to manufacturers of products and services, like cloud service providers and Internet of Things (IoT) devices in the EU.