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ComputerWeekly.com
13 hours ago
EU data protection

ICO reprimands Essex school for illegal facial recognition use | Computer Weekly

School in Essex reprimanded for illegally using facial recognition for payments, violating GDPR. DPIAs crucial for managing risks with biometric data processing. [ more ]
TNW | Data-Security
1 month ago
EU data protection

Why Spain just banned Meta's new EU election voting features

Spain's privacy watchdog halted Facebook and Instagram's election tools due to GDPR violations. [ more ]
TechCrunch
1 month ago
EU data protection

Spain bans Meta from launching election features on Facebook, Instagram over privacy fears | TechCrunch

Meta's features collecting voter data for European Elections in Spain banned due to local data protection authority's concern for privacy. [ more ]
Entrepreneur
1 month ago
Information security

Help Keep Your Business Safe: Get These Cybersecurity Courses for Just $60 | Entrepreneur

Educate yourself to lower cybersecurity risks. The Complete 2024 Cybersecurity Developer & IT Skills Bundle offers 26 courses for $59.97. [ more ]
TechCrunch
1 month ago
EU data protection

EU's ChatGPT taskforce offers first look at detangling the AI chatbot's privacy compliance | TechCrunch

Data protection taskforce undecided on legal issues regarding OpenAI's ChatGPT under EU regulations. [ more ]
ITPro
2 months ago
EU data protection

Firms have paid out more than $4.8 billion in GDPR fines since 2018

Businesses have paid €4.5 billion in GDPR fines in the last six years, with Spain, Italy, and Germany leading.
Individual data protection authorities have issued 2,072 violation decisions under GDPR since 2018. [ more ]
ComputerWeekly.com
13 hours ago
EU data protection

ICO reprimands Essex school for illegal facial recognition use | Computer Weekly

School in Essex reprimanded for illegally using facial recognition for payments, violating GDPR. DPIAs crucial for managing risks with biometric data processing. [ more ]
TNW | Data-Security
1 month ago
EU data protection

Why Spain just banned Meta's new EU election voting features

Spain's privacy watchdog halted Facebook and Instagram's election tools due to GDPR violations. [ more ]
TechCrunch
1 month ago
EU data protection

Spain bans Meta from launching election features on Facebook, Instagram over privacy fears | TechCrunch

Meta's features collecting voter data for European Elections in Spain banned due to local data protection authority's concern for privacy. [ more ]
Entrepreneur
1 month ago
Information security

Help Keep Your Business Safe: Get These Cybersecurity Courses for Just $60 | Entrepreneur

Educate yourself to lower cybersecurity risks. The Complete 2024 Cybersecurity Developer & IT Skills Bundle offers 26 courses for $59.97. [ more ]
TechCrunch
1 month ago
EU data protection

EU's ChatGPT taskforce offers first look at detangling the AI chatbot's privacy compliance | TechCrunch

Data protection taskforce undecided on legal issues regarding OpenAI's ChatGPT under EU regulations. [ more ]
ITPro
2 months ago
EU data protection

Firms have paid out more than $4.8 billion in GDPR fines since 2018

Businesses have paid €4.5 billion in GDPR fines in the last six years, with Spain, Italy, and Germany leading.
Individual data protection authorities have issued 2,072 violation decisions under GDPR since 2018. [ more ]
moredata-protection
#data-protection-regulations
Fast Company
1 day ago
EU data protection

CrowdStrike could have a European-size data problem on its hands

CrowdStrike's update malfunction led to 8.5 million Windows computers crashing, causing significant disruptions and potential massive financial repercussions. [ more ]
Future of Privacy Forum
4 months ago
Privacy professionals

Brussels Privacy Symposium 2023 Report - Future of Privacy Forum

EU Data Strategy Architecture discussed at Brussels Privacy Symposium
Keynote speakers emphasized importance of GDPR in EU digital regulation [ more ]
Fast Company
1 day ago
EU data protection

CrowdStrike could have a European-size data problem on its hands

CrowdStrike's update malfunction led to 8.5 million Windows computers crashing, causing significant disruptions and potential massive financial repercussions. [ more ]
Future of Privacy Forum
4 months ago
Privacy professionals

Brussels Privacy Symposium 2023 Report - Future of Privacy Forum

EU Data Strategy Architecture discussed at Brussels Privacy Symposium
Keynote speakers emphasized importance of GDPR in EU digital regulation [ more ]
moredata-protection-regulations
#online-advertising
BleepingComputer
2 days ago
Privacy professionals

Google rolls back decision to kill third-party cookies in Chrome

Google has abandoned the plan to eliminate third-party cookies in Chrome, opting to introduce a new browser experience for users to manage cookie usage. [ more ]
Theregister
4 months ago
Privacy professionals

IAB Europe's ad consent popups pose privacy problem

Popup solicitations for targeted ads in Europe count as personal information.
Real-Time Bidding (RTB) conflicts with GDPR and ePrivacy Directive. [ more ]
BleepingComputer
2 days ago
Privacy professionals

Google rolls back decision to kill third-party cookies in Chrome

Google has abandoned the plan to eliminate third-party cookies in Chrome, opting to introduce a new browser experience for users to manage cookie usage. [ more ]
Theregister
4 months ago
Privacy professionals

IAB Europe's ad consent popups pose privacy problem

Popup solicitations for targeted ads in Europe count as personal information.
Real-Time Bidding (RTB) conflicts with GDPR and ePrivacy Directive. [ more ]
moreonline-advertising
#data-breach
ITPro
1 month ago
Privacy professionals

Christie's given Friday ransom deadline after threat group claims responsibility for cyber attack

Hacker group threatens to leak sensitive information from Christie's if ransom demands aren't met. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
Privacy professionals

Ransomware Group Claims Responsibility for Christie's Hack

A hacker group named RansomHub claimed responsibility for a cyberattack on Christie's website, threatening to release sensitive data including wealthy art collectors' information. [ more ]
TechCrunch
2 months ago
Privacy professionals

Ireland privacy watchdog confirms Dell data breach investigation | TechCrunch

European privacy watchdog investigating recent breaches of Dell customers' personal information. [ more ]
ITPro
1 month ago
Privacy professionals

Christie's given Friday ransom deadline after threat group claims responsibility for cyber attack

Hacker group threatens to leak sensitive information from Christie's if ransom demands aren't met. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
Privacy professionals

Ransomware Group Claims Responsibility for Christie's Hack

A hacker group named RansomHub claimed responsibility for a cyberattack on Christie's website, threatening to release sensitive data including wealthy art collectors' information. [ more ]
TechCrunch
2 months ago
Privacy professionals

Ireland privacy watchdog confirms Dell data breach investigation | TechCrunch

European privacy watchdog investigating recent breaches of Dell customers' personal information. [ more ]
moredata-breach
www.npr.org
6 years ago
Tech industry

3 Things You Should Know About Europe's Sweeping New Data Privacy Law

Biometric data classified as special, requiring clear consent under EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). [ more ]
#openai
The Drum
2 months ago
Privacy professionals

Will OpenAI and other LLM developers be able to weather the winds of privacy regulation?

AI developers face legal challenges over privacy violations, like OpenAI's ChatGPT complaint under GDPR for inaccuracies about a public figure's birthdate. [ more ]
Engadget
2 months ago
Privacy professionals

OpenAI hit with another privacy complaint over ChatGPT's love of making stuff up

OpenAI's ChatGPT bot providing incorrect personal information raises privacy concerns under GDPR in the EU. [ more ]
ReadWrite
2 months ago
EU data protection

ChatGPT's 'hallucination' issue hit with privacy complaint

OpenAI ChatGPT AI chatbot disseminated inaccurate information, leading to an EU privacy complaint by NOYB against OpenAI's data processing practices. [ more ]
Forbes
2 months ago
EU data protection

Data Activists Target OpenAI In Challenge To ChatGPT's 'Hallucination' Problem

Privacy activists filed a complaint against OpenAI for ChatGPT's misinformation issues, urging tech firms to address AI tool problems. [ more ]
The Drum
2 months ago
Privacy professionals

Will OpenAI and other LLM developers be able to weather the winds of privacy regulation?

AI developers face legal challenges over privacy violations, like OpenAI's ChatGPT complaint under GDPR for inaccuracies about a public figure's birthdate. [ more ]
Engadget
2 months ago
Privacy professionals

OpenAI hit with another privacy complaint over ChatGPT's love of making stuff up

OpenAI's ChatGPT bot providing incorrect personal information raises privacy concerns under GDPR in the EU. [ more ]
ReadWrite
2 months ago
EU data protection

ChatGPT's 'hallucination' issue hit with privacy complaint

OpenAI ChatGPT AI chatbot disseminated inaccurate information, leading to an EU privacy complaint by NOYB against OpenAI's data processing practices. [ more ]
Forbes
2 months ago
EU data protection

Data Activists Target OpenAI In Challenge To ChatGPT's 'Hallucination' Problem

Privacy activists filed a complaint against OpenAI for ChatGPT's misinformation issues, urging tech firms to address AI tool problems. [ more ]
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#personal-data
euronews
2 months ago
Privacy professionals

Facebook not allowed to use public data for targeted ads; opinion says

EU data protection rules restrict unlimited use of personal data; publicly shared information may not be utilized for targeted ads without time limit. [ more ]
London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
5 months ago
Privacy professionals

How to delete your personal data in three steps

Under Article 17 of the UK GDPR, individuals have the right to request the erasure of their personal data, also known as the 'right to be forgotten'.
There has been a significant increase in requests to delete personal data from the internet due to the exponential growth of data generation and the collection of personal data by companies without individuals' knowledge. [ more ]
Iapp
5 months ago
Privacy professionals

Data analytics on online services under GDPR: Legal basis for processing

Under the GDPR, organizations must have lawful grounds to process personal data for analytics purposes.
Data analytics can be divided into two layers: raw data and metadata. [ more ]
euronews
2 months ago
Privacy professionals

Facebook not allowed to use public data for targeted ads; opinion says

EU data protection rules restrict unlimited use of personal data; publicly shared information may not be utilized for targeted ads without time limit. [ more ]
London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
5 months ago
Privacy professionals

How to delete your personal data in three steps

Under Article 17 of the UK GDPR, individuals have the right to request the erasure of their personal data, also known as the 'right to be forgotten'.
There has been a significant increase in requests to delete personal data from the internet due to the exponential growth of data generation and the collection of personal data by companies without individuals' knowledge. [ more ]
Iapp
5 months ago
Privacy professionals

Data analytics on online services under GDPR: Legal basis for processing

Under the GDPR, organizations must have lawful grounds to process personal data for analytics purposes.
Data analytics can be divided into two layers: raw data and metadata. [ more ]
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#consent-models
Iapp
3 months ago
EU data protection

IAB Europe responds to EDPB opinion on pay or consent

IAB Europe criticized EDPB for creating legal uncertainty and making abstract assumptions about personalized advertising. [ more ]
TechCrunch
3 months ago
EU data protection

Adtech giants like Meta must give EU users real privacy choice, says EDPB | TechCrunch

Adtech giants like Meta may face regulatory challenges with 'consent or pay' models under GDPR guidelines. [ more ]
Iapp
3 months ago
EU data protection

IAB Europe responds to EDPB opinion on pay or consent

IAB Europe criticized EDPB for creating legal uncertainty and making abstract assumptions about personalized advertising. [ more ]
TechCrunch
3 months ago
EU data protection

Adtech giants like Meta must give EU users real privacy choice, says EDPB | TechCrunch

Adtech giants like Meta may face regulatory challenges with 'consent or pay' models under GDPR guidelines. [ more ]
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The Drum
3 months ago
Privacy professionals

4 privacy questions brands should ask their location-based advertising partners

Brands must prioritize privacy and data security when selecting advertising partners, especially in location-based advertising.
Key privacy questions to ask advertising partners include GDPR compliance and data retention policies. [ more ]
#meta
www.euractiv.com
3 months ago
EU data protection

EU data protection body says Meta's 'pay or OK' model is not OK

The European Data Protection Board opposed Meta's 'pay or okay' business model as non-compliant with EU data privacy rules. [ more ]
TechCrunch
3 months ago
EU data protection

EU privacy body adopts view on Meta's controversial 'consent or pay' tactic | TechCrunch

Meta faces pressure to reform its surveillance advertising model in Europe due to EU data protection regulations. [ more ]
Iapp
3 months ago
EU data protection

EDPB to address 'pay or consent' at next plenary

The European Data Protection Board will discuss Meta's advertising subscription model and enforcement of GDPR. [ more ]
Social Media Today
4 months ago
Privacy professionals

Meta Offers to Halve the Price of its Ad-Free Subscription Package in EU

Meta offers ad-free subscription at a reduced price in Europe due to privacy concerns and new regulations.
The new offering by Meta allows users in Europe to restrict personal data sharing for an ad-free experience at $10.88 per month. [ more ]
TechCrunch
4 months ago
Privacy professionals

Scrap coercive 'privacy fee', MEPs urge Meta's Nick Clegg in open letter | TechCrunch

Contextual advertising is a profitable alternative to surveillance-based advertising.
MEPs urge Meta to align with GDPR principles and respect users' rights. [ more ]
Theregister
4 months ago
EU data protection

Rights groups file GDPR suits on Meta's pay-or-consent model

Consumer groups in the EU are using data protection law to challenge Meta's 'fake choice' between paying or consenting to data collection.
Noyb and BEUC are leading the legal complaints against Meta for violating EU data protection regulations by not allowing users to freely give consent for data processing. [ more ]
www.euractiv.com
3 months ago
EU data protection

EU data protection body says Meta's 'pay or OK' model is not OK

The European Data Protection Board opposed Meta's 'pay or okay' business model as non-compliant with EU data privacy rules. [ more ]
TechCrunch
3 months ago
EU data protection

EU privacy body adopts view on Meta's controversial 'consent or pay' tactic | TechCrunch

Meta faces pressure to reform its surveillance advertising model in Europe due to EU data protection regulations. [ more ]
Iapp
3 months ago
EU data protection

EDPB to address 'pay or consent' at next plenary

The European Data Protection Board will discuss Meta's advertising subscription model and enforcement of GDPR. [ more ]
Social Media Today
4 months ago
Privacy professionals

Meta Offers to Halve the Price of its Ad-Free Subscription Package in EU

Meta offers ad-free subscription at a reduced price in Europe due to privacy concerns and new regulations.
The new offering by Meta allows users in Europe to restrict personal data sharing for an ad-free experience at $10.88 per month. [ more ]
TechCrunch
4 months ago
Privacy professionals

Scrap coercive 'privacy fee', MEPs urge Meta's Nick Clegg in open letter | TechCrunch

Contextual advertising is a profitable alternative to surveillance-based advertising.
MEPs urge Meta to align with GDPR principles and respect users' rights. [ more ]
Theregister
4 months ago
EU data protection

Rights groups file GDPR suits on Meta's pay-or-consent model

Consumer groups in the EU are using data protection law to challenge Meta's 'fake choice' between paying or consenting to data collection.
Noyb and BEUC are leading the legal complaints against Meta for violating EU data protection regulations by not allowing users to freely give consent for data processing. [ more ]
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Privacytxt
3 months ago
Privacy professionals

A File Format to Aid in Consumer Privacy Enforcement, Research, and Tools

The proposal introduces a new file format named privacy.txt for structured privacy policy data on web servers. [ more ]
#data-collection
Digiday
3 months ago
Privacy professionals

WTF is the American Privacy Rights Act

The proposed American Privacy Rights Act (APRA) is akin to a federal GDPR in the U.S., aiming to revolutionize data collection, user control, and security measures. [ more ]
time.com
4 months ago
EU data protection

Meta Hit With E.U. Complaints Over Pay-or-Consent' Data Collection for Targeted Ads

Meta Platforms Inc. facing complaints in Europe for data collection without proper consent
Consumer organizations accusing Meta of violating GDPR by offering ad-free versions for a fee [ more ]
Digiday
3 months ago
Privacy professionals

WTF is the American Privacy Rights Act

The proposed American Privacy Rights Act (APRA) is akin to a federal GDPR in the U.S., aiming to revolutionize data collection, user control, and security measures. [ more ]
time.com
4 months ago
EU data protection

Meta Hit With E.U. Complaints Over Pay-or-Consent' Data Collection for Targeted Ads

Meta Platforms Inc. facing complaints in Europe for data collection without proper consent
Consumer organizations accusing Meta of violating GDPR by offering ad-free versions for a fee [ more ]
moredata-collection
Iapp
3 months ago
Data science

CNIL releases 5-year GDPR compliance review

Over 17,000 data breach notifications received by CNIL since 2018
Half of the violations reported within 10 hours. [ more ]
#data-controllers
Iapp
3 months ago
EU data protection

CNIL opens public consultation for MFA under GDPR

The CNIL opened a public consultation for complying with GDPR on MFA.
Data controllers need to understand the necessity and compliance principles of MFA. [ more ]
iapp.org
4 months ago
Privacy professionals

Ireland's DPC outlines EDPB coordinated enforcement participation

Data Protection Commission of Ireland participating in EDPB's 2024 Coordinated Enforcement Framework on right of access under GDPR.
Questionnaire to 30 data controllers in Ireland as part of a larger EEA-wide effort on EDPB access guidelines. [ more ]
Iapp
3 months ago
EU data protection

CNIL opens public consultation for MFA under GDPR

The CNIL opened a public consultation for complying with GDPR on MFA.
Data controllers need to understand the necessity and compliance principles of MFA. [ more ]
iapp.org
4 months ago
Privacy professionals

Ireland's DPC outlines EDPB coordinated enforcement participation

Data Protection Commission of Ireland participating in EDPB's 2024 Coordinated Enforcement Framework on right of access under GDPR.
Questionnaire to 30 data controllers in Ireland as part of a larger EEA-wide effort on EDPB access guidelines. [ more ]
moredata-controllers
#privacy
Theregister
4 months ago
Privacy professionals

US and Europe try to tame surveillance capitalism

Data brokers need to reconsider the definition of sensitive data due to recent enforcement actions by the FTC.
The FTC considers browsing and location data as sensitive even without traditional identifiable information, focusing on what can be inferred from it. [ more ]
Iapp
4 months ago
EU data protection

AI, adtech, children's privacy in sights of ICO for 2024

Protecting personal information while promoting innovation is a key focus for the U.K. Information Commissioner.
Artificial intelligence, particularly generative AI, raises complex questions around user control and privacy rights. [ more ]
TNW | Deep-Tech
5 months ago
Privacy professionals

Don't trust AI girlfriends - they only want you for your data

AI girlfriends collect and share sensitive personal data with marketers and advertisers.
Many popular romantic chatbots lack proper security measures and may be breaching GDPR. [ more ]
Theregister
4 months ago
Privacy professionals

US and Europe try to tame surveillance capitalism

Data brokers need to reconsider the definition of sensitive data due to recent enforcement actions by the FTC.
The FTC considers browsing and location data as sensitive even without traditional identifiable information, focusing on what can be inferred from it. [ more ]
Iapp
4 months ago
EU data protection

AI, adtech, children's privacy in sights of ICO for 2024

Protecting personal information while promoting innovation is a key focus for the U.K. Information Commissioner.
Artificial intelligence, particularly generative AI, raises complex questions around user control and privacy rights. [ more ]
TNW | Deep-Tech
5 months ago
Privacy professionals

Don't trust AI girlfriends - they only want you for your data

AI girlfriends collect and share sensitive personal data with marketers and advertisers.
Many popular romantic chatbots lack proper security measures and may be breaching GDPR. [ more ]
moreprivacy
#compliance
Iapp
4 months ago
EU data protection

EDPB kicks off right of access coordinated enforcement action

Review of compliance with access rights under GDPR by European Data Protection Board
Thirty-one data protection authorities participating in EDPB's enforcement action. [ more ]
Harvard Business Review
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

The EU's AI Act and How Companies Can Achieve Compliance

The EU's forthcoming AI Act imposes requirements on companies using AI in the European Union with stiff penalties.
Companies need to analyze their compliance gaps and take necessary steps to ensure alignment and avoid hefty fines. [ more ]
resund Startups
6 months ago
EU data protection

Fairity launches first GDPR tool on the Fortnox marketplace

Pinteg has launched its GDPR tool, Fairity, on the Fortnox marketplace as a complementary integration for businesses seeking a comprehensive solution for their GDPR work.
Fairity is an innovative GDPR tool that helps businesses comply with GDPR by introducing a new model for data protection work. [ more ]
Iapp
4 months ago
EU data protection

EDPB kicks off right of access coordinated enforcement action

Review of compliance with access rights under GDPR by European Data Protection Board
Thirty-one data protection authorities participating in EDPB's enforcement action. [ more ]
Harvard Business Review
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

The EU's AI Act and How Companies Can Achieve Compliance

The EU's forthcoming AI Act imposes requirements on companies using AI in the European Union with stiff penalties.
Companies need to analyze their compliance gaps and take necessary steps to ensure alignment and avoid hefty fines. [ more ]
resund Startups
6 months ago
EU data protection

Fairity launches first GDPR tool on the Fortnox marketplace

Pinteg has launched its GDPR tool, Fairity, on the Fortnox marketplace as a complementary integration for businesses seeking a comprehensive solution for their GDPR work.
Fairity is an innovative GDPR tool that helps businesses comply with GDPR by introducing a new model for data protection work. [ more ]
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Iapp
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

The AI Act's debiasing exception to the GDPR

The European Parliament is expected to vote on the Artificial Intelligence Act in spring.
The AI Act includes a debiasing exception to the ban on using sensitive data under the General Data Protection Regulation. [ more ]
Iapp
5 months ago
EU data protection

Notes from the IAPP Europe, 23 Feb. 2024

Helen Dixon is leaving her role as the Irish Data Protection Commissioner after 10 years.
Dixon's legacy includes her principled approach, strategic enforcement, and global impact in transforming the DPC. [ more ]
#data-privacy
Theregister
5 months ago
Privacy professionals

Europe's GDPR has led to less data storage and processing

GDPR led EU firms to reduce data storage and processing, making them less data-intensive.
Compliance with GDPR increased data costs by an average of 20%, impacting data-intensive industries more. [ more ]
Engadget
6 months ago
EU data protection

France fines Amazon $35 million over 'intrusive' employee surveillance

France's data privacy watchdog, the CNIL, has fined Amazon €32 million over its employee surveillance system.
The surveillance system tracked employee inactivity and required them to justify every break or interruption. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
6 months ago
EU data protection

Amazon fined in France for excessive' surveillance of workers

Amazon has been fined 32 million euros in France for excessive surveillance of its warehouse workers.
The CNIL found that Amazon's monitoring system, which measured interruptions in activity, led workers to have to justify each break or interruption, violating their privacy and rights. [ more ]
Theregister
5 months ago
Privacy professionals

Europe's GDPR has led to less data storage and processing

GDPR led EU firms to reduce data storage and processing, making them less data-intensive.
Compliance with GDPR increased data costs by an average of 20%, impacting data-intensive industries more. [ more ]
Engadget
6 months ago
EU data protection

France fines Amazon $35 million over 'intrusive' employee surveillance

France's data privacy watchdog, the CNIL, has fined Amazon €32 million over its employee surveillance system.
The surveillance system tracked employee inactivity and required them to justify every break or interruption. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
6 months ago
EU data protection

Amazon fined in France for excessive' surveillance of workers

Amazon has been fined 32 million euros in France for excessive surveillance of its warehouse workers.
The CNIL found that Amazon's monitoring system, which measured interruptions in activity, led workers to have to justify each break or interruption, violating their privacy and rights. [ more ]
moredata-privacy
MarTech
5 months ago
EU data protection

EU Digital Services Act now applies to all but the smallest businesses | MarTech

The European Union's Digital Services Act, which aims to prevent the spread of illegal goods, services, and content online, will now apply to almost all online platforms operating within the EU.
The Act includes provisions such as mechanisms to flag illegal content, transparency for moderation decisions, opt-out of personalized content, and measures to protect children and electoral integrity. [ more ]
Iapp
5 months ago
EU data protection

Germany's BMI approves Federal Data Protection Act draft

Germany's Federal Ministry of the Interior has approved a draft amendment of the Federal Data Protection Act.
The amendment includes a credit scoring regulation that prevents companies from discriminating against consumers based on certain personal information. [ more ]
Iapp
5 months ago
EU data protection

Netherlands' AP fines ride sharing company 10M euros

Uber fined 10 million euros by Dutch data protection authority for failing to disclose data retention period and sharing data with non-EU countries.
Uber also accused of obstructing EU drivers' right to privacy. [ more ]
Iapp
5 months ago
Privacy professionals

Celebrating Data Privacy Day with 'optimism,' 'conviction'

The demand for privacy professionals and privacy-focused companies is growing due to the rise of artificial intelligence and data-driven industries.
The number of LinkedIn members with privacy-related job titles has increased in the last five years, with privacy engineers and chief privacy officers seeing significant growth. [ more ]
#amazon
The Verge
6 months ago
EU data protection

France fines Amazon $35 million over "excessive" worker surveillance

France's National Commission on Informatics and Liberty (CNIL) has fined Amazon €32 million for excessive worker surveillance.
Amazon's scanning speed systems, data collection practices, and downtime measurements were found to violate GDPR articles. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
6 months ago
EU data protection

France fines Amazon $35 million for 'excessively intrusive' monitoring of warehouse staff

France's privacy watchdog has fined Amazon's French warehouse business 32 million euros for using an intrusive system to monitor worker performance.
The system allowed managers to track employees so closely that it resulted in multiple breaches of EU privacy rules. [ more ]
The Verge
6 months ago
EU data protection

France fines Amazon $35 million over "excessive" worker surveillance

France's National Commission on Informatics and Liberty (CNIL) has fined Amazon €32 million for excessive worker surveillance.
Amazon's scanning speed systems, data collection practices, and downtime measurements were found to violate GDPR articles. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
6 months ago
EU data protection

France fines Amazon $35 million for 'excessively intrusive' monitoring of warehouse staff

France's privacy watchdog has fined Amazon's French warehouse business 32 million euros for using an intrusive system to monitor worker performance.
The system allowed managers to track employees so closely that it resulted in multiple breaches of EU privacy rules. [ more ]
moreamazon
Iapp
6 months ago
Business intelligence

Belgium's DPA fines data management company

Belgium's Data Protection Authority has fined Black Tiger Belgium 174,640 euros for violating data protection regulations.
Black Tiger Belgium was found to not be transparent about its data processing of personal data. [ more ]
Iapp
6 months ago
Business intelligence

How changes to Ireland's DPC may impact GDPR enforcement across the EU

The effectiveness of the EU General Data Protection Regulation and enforcement is still a topic of debate.
The role of data protection authorities in policing artificial intelligence is an important issue that needs to be addressed. [ more ]
Iapp
6 months ago
EU data protection

EDPS details coordinated enforcement on EU institutions' DPOs

The European Data Protection Supervisor released a report on EU institutions' policies around data protection officers.
France's data protection authority released its national results from the coordinated enforcement on DPOs. [ more ]
Iapp
6 months ago
Business intelligence

EDPB publishes GDPR one-stop-shop digest

The European Data Protection Board has published a guide to EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) one-stop-shop cases.
The guide covers enforcement actions under Articles 32, 33, and 34 of the GDPR, providing insights into how DPAs have interpreted and applied GDPR provisions in various scenarios. [ more ]
www.efdpo.eu
7 months ago
EU data protection

EDPB: cookie pledge initiative should help protect fundamental rights and freedoms of users EFDPO - European Federation of Data Protection Officers

The EDPB has adopted a letter in response to the European Commission regarding the cookie pledge voluntary initiative.
The EDPB welcomes the Commission's initiative to protect users' rights, empower them to make choices, and increase transparency. [ more ]
Iapp
6 months ago
Business intelligence

Blog: Data processing concerns with ChatGPT

OpenAI's ChatGPT data processing standards are the subject of a GDPR complaint
The complaint alleges that ChatGPT ignores GDPR provisions regarding data processing [ more ]
Entrepreneur
6 months ago
EU data protection

3 Ways Businesses Are Staying Ahead of Regulatory Changes in 2024 | Entrepreneur

Regulatory bodies are constantly creating and revising laws that govern businesses, and it's important to have a strategy for compliance.
Non-compliance with industry regulations can result in steep fines and penalties. [ more ]
Iapp
6 months ago
Business intelligence

CNIL publishes health data storage guidance

France's data protection authority, CNIL, has released guidance on health data processing and storage standards.
The guidance emphasizes compliance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation and additional measures to protect health data. [ more ]
Iapp
6 months ago
Business intelligence

Iceland DPA issues ISK12.8M in edtech fines

Icelandic municipalities fined for data processing violations at primary schools
Persónuvernd fined five municipalities a combined ISK12.8 million over alleged data processing violations [ more ]
Iapp
6 months ago
Privacy professionals

A view from Brussels: Challenges ahead in 2024

Belgium has taken over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union with a focus on protecting, strengthening, and preparing for challenges like the ongoing war at Europe's borders, climate emergency, and mistreatment of the rule of law in member states.
2024 will see the implementation of many finalized laws from the previous year, leading to a more complex data privacy and governance environment for organizations. [ more ]
Iapp
6 months ago
Business intelligence

Credit protection association accused of charging for free data copies

NOYB files complaint against KSV 1870 for charging international users for a copy of their data
EU GDPR requires associations to provide free copies of user data upon request [ more ]
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