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Back in the urban jungle - Latest data privacy happenings (3/3)

Sep 6, 2019 10:51:17 AM / by Mark Fousert posted in EU, GDPR Compliance, US, Data Privacy, Data Protection, Data Breach, Personal Data, GDPR For Tech Companies, Data Consent, Cookie, Cookies, Facial Recognition, gdpr, gdpr 2019, Europe, Twitter, Netherlands, Britain, Germany, Facebook, Windows, Microsoft

Consent banners are still flawed, dating apps discovered to expose your exact and real time location to anybody, and the UK’s ICO gives adtech an ultimatum. While you were catching up on your missed calls and emails, the privacy world was in constant movement. In this blog, we will have a look at the last two weeks of August.

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Flying back home - Catch up on data privacy happenings on your flight back home (2/3)

Aug 29, 2019 2:06:59 PM / by Mark Fousert posted in USA, EU, Data Privacy, Data Protection, Compliance, Data Breach, Data Security, Personal Data, Data Controlling, Data Consent, Consent, Cookies, gdpr, Europe, DPA, Brexit, Twitter, Instagram, FaceApp, Hyp3r, Netherlands, Britain, Germany, Facebook, Libra, Cryptocurrency, FashionID, Boris Johnson, DUO, Windows, Microsoft

New cookie guidance, joint controllership status due to social media plugins, and tech companies spying on you through their digital assistants - they might be listening when you ask Google or Siri for the route back home from France. The weeks from the 20th of July to the 10th of August were hectic. Instead of going through piles of news around data privacy from the summer months, get quickly caught up by looking at a summary of the most important happenings in this short blog post, the second of a three piece series, focusing on the last two summer months. 

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Say goodbye to mojitos on the beach, welcome back to work: Catch up on data privacy happenings (1/3)

Aug 16, 2019 11:33:29 AM / by Mark Fousert posted in Data Protection, Data Breach, GDPR Summary, gdpr 2019

From mega-fines, a hearing in the case that might rock international data transfers, to thousands of apps and browser extensions spying on consumers - whether you were relaxing on a beach or kicking it in the Alps, you missed a lot. Instead of going through piles of news around data privacy from the summer months, get quickly caught up by looking at a summary of the most important happenings in this short blog post, the first of a three piece series, focusing on the last two summer months. 

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Will you still determine your own travel destination in five years time?

Aug 8, 2019 2:25:40 PM / by Laurens Mommers

Remember when local travel agencies were so popular? Clearly, times have changed, and most of us now arrange travel online. However, besides its ease, it could also mean that we might not be the ones picking our travel destination in five years time: AI will do it for us, based on our data, that we provide now.


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11 DPIA-triggers explained by Hollywood blockbuster movies

Aug 1, 2019 4:31:46 PM / by Laurens Mommers posted in Data Privacy, Data Protection, DPO, Data Protection Officer, GDPR Compliance Program, gdpr, DPIA

We have now introduced a new DPIA module within our software. Besides all the serious stuff in and around it, we wanted to do something more in line with the time of year: summer, vacation, relaxation and fun. So we matched movie fragments with each of the eleven DPIA triggers that were issued by the European Data Protection Board. Seen all these movies? Relive the excitement. Never seen any of them? Check out the fragments and see if they’re worth a search on Netflix.

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The Making Of: How we baked a new DPIA module

Jul 25, 2019 4:51:57 PM / by Laurens Mommers | COO | PrivacyPerfect

There’s a pile of cooking books on your desk. It’s approximately a meter high. It’s full of wonderful and complex recipes for all kinds of different cakes. They are written by the most famous patissiers of the continent. The problem is that you do not only have to read all the recipes, but you have to compile it into one consistent new recipe for a cake that does justice to the tradition of all these famous patissiers. What do you do?

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Comparing CMS’s from a privacy perspective: WordPress vs Drupal vs Joomla vs HubSpot

Jul 25, 2019 11:57:06 AM / by Mark Fousert posted in EU, DPO, Data Protection Officer, Data Consent, GDPR Compliance Program, Consent, Cookies, Marketing, Marketing under GDPR, GDPR for Marketers, CMS, gdpr, joomla, hubspot, wordpress

You, or your company, want to build a website. Maybe you already have one, but want to start using a Content Management System (CMS), or switch to another from your current one. Here’s a refresher on what a CMS is: it’s a software content system that enables you to create and modify digital content, such as website pages. A few well-known CMS examples that we will touch on in this post are Wordpress, Joomla, Drupal, and HubSpot.

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Facial recognition and data protection: Will you collect happy points for good citizenship in 2025?

Jul 5, 2019 2:00:00 PM / by Laurens Mommers | COO | PrivacyPerfect posted in EU, Data Protection, Personal Data, Facial Recognition

Facial recognition is yet another exciting new technology that awaits its wider introduction in Europe. There are already various applications in the European Union, such as passport identification at airports, policing, and name tagging on social media platforms, such as Facebook. However, up until now, large scale deployment has not yet occurred. Why is that? And could it be related to the GDPR?

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The future of data processing in driverless cars: the shift from connected to autonomous

Jun 26, 2019 11:00:00 AM / by Laurens Mommers | COO | PrivacyPerfect posted in USA, EU, Processing, GDPR Controller, GDPR Processor, Data Controlling, Connected Automobiles

The shift from ‘connected cars’ (cars communicating with their manufacturers, traffic lights, surrounding vehicles etc.) to ‘self-driving’, ‘driverless’ or ‘autonomous cars’, will impose new challenges to GDPR compliance. Business models and use cases of such cars will change, as will controllership, processors, purposes, and types of data being processed. In this article, we will discuss the repercussions and challenges to GDPR compliance in this paradigm shift.

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The insider’s guide to cookies: What are they and what type of cookies are there?

Jun 14, 2019 1:45:00 PM / by Enxhi Abedinaj | Marketing Intern | PrivacyPerfect posted in EU, Personal Data, Cookies, Marketing under GDPR

Have you ever been flooded with advertisements after surfing the web for products you currently do not intend to buy? If this has happened to you, do not worry, since we are here to help and explain why you have experienced such events. While spending time online, most internet users quickly accept something called “Cookies” without taking the time to read the Cookie policy. Cookies are used by online marketers to easily
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