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customers' data

Is your customers’ data protected from your employees?

August 9, 2017 - 5:53 pm in data protection, privacy

Access by employees to customers' data has to be subject to stringent privacy restrictions and limitations according to a decision of the Italian data protection authority.  The decision of the Italian data protection authority An individual had complained…

GDPR

Need a GDPR compliant data processing agreement?

August 2, 2017 - 10:35 pm in data protection, privacy

GDPR compliant data processing agreements are a complex puzzle to solve, but here is a good template that might ease your life! I already covered in this…

privacy

Top 3 privacy insights from Summer Legal Conference

July 27, 2017 - 6:49 am in data protection, privacy

Interesting issues arose from the privacy related discussions at the Summer Legal Conference with major thought leaders on the GDPR obligations and their…

privacy

Red flag from privacy authorities on technologies at work

July 20, 2017 - 8:47 am in data protection, privacy

Privacy risks can arise from the usage of new technologies by employees at work and require a deep assessment especially in the light of the General Data Protection Regulation.  The Article 29 Working Party, a European advisory body made by European data…

data on criminal convictions

How data on criminal convictions of employees become a privacy risk

July 6, 2017 - 6:54 am in data protection, privacy

A decision of the Italian privacy authority on the illegal collection of data on criminal convictions of employees raised the issue on a practice that is quite common. We are running a number of privacy audit on companies that need to get compliant with the…

privacy

Top 5 takeaways on how to get ready for the European Privacy Regulation

May 25, 2017 - 6:51 am in data protection, privacy

How to get ready for the GDPR right now? This was the topic of the seminar arranged to celebrate the one year deadline from the effective date of the EU Privacy Regulation.  As previously mentioned on this blog, my law firm arranged a privacy breakfast in…

privacy

BREAKING NEWS: European Privacy Regulation Guidelines from the Italian Data Protection Authority

May 2, 2017 - 5:00 am in data protection, privacy

The European privacy regulation (GDPR) can now rely on detailed guidelines from Italian data protection authority on how to comply with it.  After the French and the Dutch data protection authorities, the Italian privacy regulator, Garante per la protezione…

privacy

The Dutch DPA issues its plan to comply with the EU Privacy Regulation

April 29, 2017 - 11:08 pm in data protection, privacy

The Dutch Data Protection Authority (Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens, “AP”) published a step-by-step plan for organisations to prepare for the upcoming EU Privacy Regulation.  This is an interesting article published initially on Privacy Matters Blog by my…

eprivacy regulation

The draft ePrivacy Regulation gets a “grey” approval from privacy authorities

April 12, 2017 - 6:53 am in data protection, privacy

The draft ePrivacy Regulation obtained an opinion from the Article 29 Working Party which emphasises a number of positive aspects, but also some privacy related matters of concern. I already discussed in the past about the draft ePrivacy Regulation that should…

privacy by design

Top 10+ EU Privacy Regulation issues – #12 Privacy by design, how to do it?

March 30, 2017 - 7:04 am in data protection, privacy

Privacy by design is one of the pillars of the EU General Data Protection Regulation, but how shall be done in practice to fully comply with it? The title of one of my previous blog posts was "The Internet of Things needs privacy by design". At that time,…