Do all European Union members agree on the level of fines imposed on companies who are found to be in violation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)? The Data Protection Commissioner in one member state appears to think current fines should be set closer to the maximum fine limits under GDPR Article 83.Read More
Could facial recognition technologies spell the end of individual privacy?
Facial-recognition technology is unregulated and yet to be proven. But already it is being installed and used at increasing numbers of locations across the United States, the UK, and beyond.Read More
The primary expectation of individuals in every country where data privacy laws exist, is the right to access their data and, where required, have that data corrected or deleted. For some, the reason for having their personal data erased is so that the individual can exercise their right to be forgotten.Read More
Just over one year ago, in August 2018, a news story appeared under the headline... The United States finally starts to talk about data privacy legislation.
It seems that's exactly what they did ....TALK about it!Read More
Fortunately for businesses that are covered by the California Consumer Protection Act, fair warning has already been given that, although the CCPA comes into effect on January 1, 2020, the actual enforcement of the Act will not begin until July 1, 2020 – in effect providing an unstated “period of grace” of six months for affected organizations to get their act together.Read More
So, the UK has a new prime minister. Boris Johnson has begun his term by assembling his team, following a large-scale clear out of cabinet …. But this is not about the who's-who of Mr Johnson's new cabinet…Read More
For many businesses, compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has proven to be a bigger challenge than first anticipated, with much of the confusion caused by the complexities of the 99 articles and 173 recitals that make up the 261-page document.
This article, although not definitive, provides some clarity for companies seeking to establish appropriate legal grounds for the processing of personal data.Read More