French data protection authority imposed on Google a GDPR fine in amount of €50 million. What can we learn from it?
Today is international Data Protection Day. Yes, that’s official day! Data Protection Day, or as it is called outside Europe – Privacy Day, is celebrated each January 28th already since 2007. In 2006 the Council of Europe launched a Data Protection Day to be celebrated each year on 28 January, the date on which the Council of […]
Facebook’s users dropped in Europe and US Recently Facebook published latest (Q3) user and revenue update, having the overall users base drop (in Europe and US, mainly). While the drop of users, when compared to total numbers, is small, it is strong signal that users in Europe are not happy with some of Facebook’s practices. […]
In August 2016, Data Protection Commissioner (“DPC”) of Ireland published guidance on the use of data anonymisation and pseudonymisation. Guidance provides recommendations on effective use of anonymisation and pseudonymisation techniques. Anonymisation and pseudonymisation techniques help organisations to better comply with security requirements of data protection law. General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) encourages organisations to use pseudonymisation […]
Article 29 Working Party (Working Party) has published a summary of the discussions that took place at its Fablab workshop entitled “GDPR/from concepts to operational toolbox, DIY”. Workshop gathered more than 90 participants. Among them were 40 representatives from data protection authorities. Aim of Fablab was to discuss with representatives of industry, civil society, academics and […]
UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has published guidance on privacy notices under EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). GDPR introduces new requirements for controllers on notifying data subjects about processing of their data. GDPR requires privacy notices to be understandable and accessible. ICO’s guidance provides best practice on communicating privacy information to individuals. Access guidance
IAPP together with EY has published their second annual Privacy Governance Report. 120-pages report is result of data provided by 600 privacy professionals across the globe. It focuses on GDPR and move of other countries towards more robust privacy regulation. Read full report
Yesterday (October 19, 2016) the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) issued its judgment in case Patrick Breyer v. Bundesrepublik Deutschland, in which court recognizes that dynamic IP addresses registered by websites are personal data. CJEU followed the Opinion of the Advocate General delivered earlier this year. In its decision CJEU concluded that […]