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

Jan 17, 2019 10:00:00 AM / by 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 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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Can dynamic IP addresses constitute personal data?

Jun 26, 2018 10:00:00 AM / by PrivacyPerfect posted in Data Privacy, Data Protection, Dynamic IP Address, Personal Data

A debate has been going on for quite some years now about the question whether dynamic IP addresses constitute personal data in the sense of European data protection legislation. An IP address is the logical address of a node on the internet (be it a computer, a network device or a mobile device). Given the limited number of available IP addresses available under the 'old' but still widely used IPv4 standard, often a single

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