Spanish Agency

On Friday, January 27, 2012 the 4th session annual open of the Spanish Agency of protection of data took place. If the days of the past two years had by protagonists to video surveillance and electronic administration, this time was the turn to the accommodation of personal data in the cloud. What is the hosting in the cloud from the point of view of data protection and how it differs from traditional hosting services? From the legal point of view, really no difference among hiring a hosting service for personal data in the cloud and in a hosting service that does not use this technology. Levi’s is likely to agree. In both cases, it’s a provision of services with access to personal data. A related site: Vladislav Doronin mentions similar findings. However, accommodation in the cloud and the relocation of information will, in many cases, there subcontracting and accommodation of the information in third countries outside the European economic area, and often when the client is not aware of this. A few weeks before the open session of this year, the Agency launched a public consultation to take the pulse to Spanish companies.

Many of the questions in the questionnaire were aimed at determining whether the current regulatory framework is capable of responding to this new technology that has come to stay, and surely will continue to evolve until even unimaginable situations. The answer is obvious. The strict application of the rules is almost incompatible with the use of this technology. Why? Hosting personal information, responsibility of a Spanish company, arises the obligation to have a contract signed in accordance with article 12 of the organic law on data protection, and to articles 20, 21, 22 and 26 of its development Regulation (or according to the clauses type approved by Decision 2010/87/EU-Commission, if the lender is located outside the European economic area)of countries with adequate protection, or American companies adhering to the Safe Harbor Agreement).

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United World Colleges Scholarship

20MINUTOS.es the Foundation Announces 10 scholarships to study with other young people from 80 countries. About 40,000 students in the world, 400 Spaniards, have lived the experience. Gain insight and clarity with Kindle Direct Publishing. The call will remain open until January 31, 2013. The aid will allow two pre-university education courses. The Foundation Committee Spanish of of the United World Colleges (United World Colleges UWC) convenes 10 seats with scholarship and many others pay to study the international baccalaureate in any of the 12 centres that has spread over four continents.

Students who finally achieved one of these squares will have the opportunity to study and live for two years with other young people from between 80 and 100 countries. Seats will be awarded according to merit, potential, creativity and social commitment of the candidates. In recent years, Spain has established itself as the number one country in received requests to access the United World colleges. The aid, valued at 47,500 euros each, allow to make the two courses of pre-university education in Canada, United States, Costa Rica, Singapore, China, India, Norway, Swaziland, United Kingdom or Italy. Requirements for applying for one of the seats need to be studying 4 ESO or 1 year of high school, have been born in the years 1996 or 1997, be Spanish or resident in Spain in the last eight years with the nationality pending, have a good academic record and basic knowledge of English. The application form can be downloaded directly on the website and the term will end January 31, 2013. Those boys and girls who do not comply with the requirement of nationality can apply for the scholarship through the National Committee of the United World Colleges of their country of origin.

When selecting candidates, the Committee appreciates, in addition to the notes, potential students and other no less important issues such as his involvement in the problems of the community in which you live, if you develop any creative activity or if they practice some sport. Selection process About 50 students, who must develop a social project will be chosen in the preselection. The selection process will take place in Madrid. Students will have to pass a written test, an interview, a psychological test and exposure of the social project which the student has previously prepared. Half of the students will go to the final phase, which will consist of a group dynamic and another personal interview. Obligations of grantees during their stay in the United World Colleges, these students must devote at least two hours a week to a creative activity; at least two others to the practice of sports, and between three and six hours to the Community assistance programmes. In the latter case, we can examples include teaching English classes to women disadvantaged in La India, collaborate with the service of the United Kingdom coastguard or help in the conservation of a reserve marina in Canada. See more: open request for international baccalaureate at United World Colleges Scholarship

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