CNIL, the French data protection agency, handed Google the largest ever GDPR penalty (€50m) for its lack of transparency in how it collected and used personal data for personalised advertising. What does this landmark fine mean?
For Data Protection Day, we’re launching an updated version of the table, acknowledging some of the recent changes in legislation and addressing some input from the wider industry.
Every year since 2006, the privacy industry has celebrated Data Protection Day, or as it became known outside Europe, Data Privacy Day…
Data Privacy News: What’s in a name? What the Uber fines teach us about local data privacy enforcement
The Uber data breach of 2016 is creating quite the ripple effect. Most obviously, the hack’s revelation, and the media furore that accompanied it, caused numerous boards and management teams to ask the dreaded question of their data security teams, “Could this happen to us?” And many answers will have been sheepishly and concerningly in the affirmative.
Privacy Shield is an EU-instigated unilateral agreement that obliges the US to protect the personal data of US citizens that came into force on 1 Aug 2016.
Data privacy in the UK has hardly been a quiet topic in recent months, but there have been two news stories from the last few weeks of particular note.
Back in August, Brazil approved its General Data Protection Law (or the LGPD, standing for the Lei Geral de Proteção de Dados Pessoais in Portugese). It will come into effect in early 2020, echoing the approximate timeframe of the GDPR’s implementation period.
The launch of the Data Privacy Periodic Table earlier this month was a roaring success. We’ve received some excellent feedback, and some people are even printing it off for their office walls!
Today we’re launching our Data Privacy Periodic Table – the first ever collection of the key “elements” of the data privacy world, regularly updated as new elements come to light.
Data privacy is naturally fast-moving and ever-changing and the last few weeks have been no exception.