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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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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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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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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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GDPR: 10 Months down the road

Mar 21, 2019 11:00:00 AM / by Elif Kaya | Legal Department | PrivacyPerfect posted in EU, Data Protection, GDPR Explained, EEA, GDPR Summary

The European Data Protection Board (the “EDPB”) recently published an overview on GDPR’s implementation since its enforcement last May, and the roles of national supervisory authorities in this regard. We have summarised and examined some of the items we consider key to the success of GDPR, in this blogpost.

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