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Could Personal Data be the New Cost for Health Progression?

Sep 13, 2019 12:16:39 PM / by Brodie Bavidge posted in USA, EU, GDPR Compliance, US, Data Privacy, Data Protection, Processing, Data Processing, Data Breach, Data Security, Personal Data, Data Controlling, Data Consent, GDPR Predictions, hubspot, gdpr 2019, Europe, Britain

The age old question we ask ourselves on what we receive, is to what we have to give up in order to have it. Will data become the new aspect we give up in order for tech in the health field progress? With new ways to help improve the lives of millions of people who potentially can be at their most vulnerable, personal data continues to be of major importance in health progression. At the same time, it begs the question: what will happen if business and ethics clash as a result of bettering healthcare?   

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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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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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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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Okay Virtual Assistant, make me GDPR compliant - One year down the road

May 31, 2019 11:30:00 AM / by Lilla David | Senior Digital Marketing Specialist | PrivacyPerfect posted in EU, GDPR Compliance, Data Protection, GDPR Compliance Program, GDPR Summary

As we hit the one-year mark of the implementation of the GDPR, it’s time to take a deeper look into what effects the EU privacy regulations have had on the approach of businesses and the public towards data privacy, how predictions have compared, what the biggest breaches and fines have been, how big tech companies have handled the new regulation, and what we can expect going forward. 
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Creating a data protection policy: 6 useful tips

May 8, 2019 1:30:00 PM / by Enxhi Abedinaj & Anirudh Toshniwal (Andy) | Marketing Department | PrivacyPerfect posted in Data Protection, GDPR Guideline, GDPR for SMEs, Data Protection Officer, GDPR For Tech Companies

If you are a company that is concerned with the processing of personal data, you must know that having a data protection policy is crucial. In this blog post we discuss the scope and intent of a data protection policy.  create a suitable and complete data protection policy for your company, it is important to understand that a data protection policy is an internal document that is crucial to your company’s GDPR compliance procedures and

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Five simple tips to protect your online privacy

Apr 25, 2019 11:00:00 AM / by Soumya Patnaik | Data protection Consultant | PrivacyPerfect posted in Data Privacy, Data Protection, Personal Data, Consent, Cookies

As technology is continually tightening its grip upon our day-to-day lives, a multitude of issues such as data breaches, digital surveillance and the evasion of privacy have come to the fore. Since unplugging from the online world is not a feasible option in today’s era of digital dependence, privacy advocates posit that internet users must take appropriate measures to protect their personal data at an individual level so they can navigate
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EU GDPR fallout in five years’ time: Ten bold predictions

Apr 16, 2019 2:00:00 PM / by Laurens Mommers | COO | PrivacyPerfect posted in EU, Data Privacy, Data Protection, GDPR Fines, EEA, GDPR Summary, GDPR Predictions

Though obviously no-one can predict the future, it is great fun thinking of what will have happened to privacy regulation in five years' time. The EU GDPR has been an agenda-setting legal instrument but its effects are still only in their infancy.
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