We have talked at length about GDPR implementation across the European Union in our previous posts. However data protection and privacy has been acknowledged as a concern across the world. Implementation of GDPR like laws is not just a global trend but a requirement to ensure international trade and e-commerce. Data protection laws in different countries may be named differently and may have different levels of stringency, but the basic principles remain the same and can be summarized as follows.
The latest controversy surrounding personal data and how it’s shared has served as a tremendous eye opener regarding how much control we really have over our personal data online. We would like to think that the implementation of the GDPR earlier this year would tip the balance in our favor—but instead, the situation is foggier than ever, and the struggle over the control of our data is only just beginning.
Collection of latest articles and reports on privacy, data protection and cybersecurity.
With data collection and management being thrust into the center of business intelligence and creating sustainable growth for companies, and the amount of data needing to be collected and handled skyrocketing, companies must become more efficient at the processes around data.
On 21 January 2019, French data protection authority Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés (CNIL) imposed a penalty in amount of €50 million onGoogle’s U.S. headquarters – Google LLC – for infringements of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Specifically, for lack of transparency, inadequate information and lack of valid consent regarding the ads personalization.
I am happy to announce, that my side project – DPO.guide – is live and open to public. The primary aim of project is to create and collect guidance and resources for data protection officers (DPOs) and everyone else interested in privacy and data protection.
DPO.guide is a living project – I will add more resources and functionality to website. And I hope you will both find the project useful and will help it grow – by adding resources and spreading the word.
There are still many functionality and parts to be added – like possibility to add resource by anyone directly from website. But we’ll get there with time. At the moment – please use contact form on the site. Or just email me links to resources that may be useful to others interested in privacy and data protection.