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    Discounts & Data: GDPR for Retailers

    Oct 17, 2019 6:07:01 PM / by Mark Fousert posted in EU, GDPR Compliance, Data Privacy, Data Protection, GDPR Software, DPO, Data Protection Officer, Personal Data, International GDPR, Data Controlling, GDPR Reputation, Data Consent, Cookie, Consent, Marketing, Marketing under GDPR, GDPR Summary, DPIA, gdpr 2019, Europe, DPA, Netherlands

    What does the GDPR really mean for you as a retailer? Well, as is often the case with a subject like privacy: it depends. After you’ve determined that the GDPR is applicable because personal (identifying) data is involved, let’s take a look at today’s retail business operations and what it entails. We will go through specific aspects of direct marketing, e-commerce habits, and even efforts made for compliance offline, to get a better understanding of what the GDPR means for retail.

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    How to overcome the challenges of conducting a DPIA

    Sep 19, 2019 10:39:46 AM / by Brodie Bavidge posted in EU, GDPR Compliance, Compliance, Data Processing, Data Security, DPO, Data Protection Officer, Personal Data, Data Controlling, GDPR Reputation, Data Consent, Data Assessment, gdpr, DPIA, gdpr 2019, Europe, DPA

    Conducting a DPIA is often seen as a rather challenging task. But, there are ways still to make it a little easier.  We have highlighted the steps to get through conducting a DPIA in the least painless way possible. We’ve put down aspects from pre-assessment elements, through overcoming the struggles of getting support and involving key players, to how you can cut through the edges and simplify processes.         

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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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    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 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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    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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    The beginner's guide to cookies - use, necessity and compliance

    Jan 17, 2019 10:00:00 AM / by Elif Kaya | Legal Department | PrivacyPerfect posted in Data Privacy, Data Protection, Data Transfer, Personal Data, Data Consent, Cookie, Consent, Cookies

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    What should a data breach notification contain?

    Jul 9, 2018 10:00:00 AM / by Laurens Mommers | COO | PrivacyPerfect posted in GDPR Compliance, Data Breach, Data Security, Data Transfer, Personal Data

    Previously, I wrote a blog post (see here) on data breaches and where to report them, focusing on the notion of ‘lead supervisory authority’. In this blog post, I focus on the contents of data breach notifications in relation to the GDPR. It is important to notice that notifications might be to either of two stakeholders: the supervisory authority and/or the data subjects concerned (the ‘victims’ of the data breach). Using GDPR compliance

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