Tag Privacy

DATE December 16, 2020 10:17 am POSTED BY CATEGORY Blog

Good Apple or Bad Apple

The Outsourced DPO read an interesting story on the BBC yesterday about a new policy at Apple whereby from 14th December, developers must show what information they collect that is used to track users and what data is collected that directly relates to a user, including what data is collected...
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DATE December 11, 2020 10:59 am POSTED BY CATEGORY Blog

Is The Co-Op Living Under A Rock?

The Outsourced DPO came across a story this morning that stated the Co-Op has been using Facewatch FR, a facial recognition technology, in 18 of their stores for the last 18 months. After further research, the Outsourced DPO came across an article posted on wired.co.uk https://www.wired.co.uk/article/coop-facial-recognition.   The source of the...
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DATE December 10, 2020 12:28 pm POSTED BY CATEGORY Blog

France Fines Google €100M And Amazon €35M For Invading Users’ Privacy

France’s data protection agency, the CNIL,  has hit Google and Amazon with fines for engaging tracking cookies without consent. Google has been hit with a total of €100 million for engaging cookies on Google.fr and Amazon €35M for doing so on the Amazon.fr domain under the penalty notices issued today. The regulator carried out...
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DATE November 20, 2020 11:03 am POSTED BY CATEGORY Blog

Data Protection Post Brexit

The decision to leave the EU is causing a period of profound change and uncertainty for British businesses, as we near the end of the transition period, and many things remain unclear in the world of data protection. In the podcast above the DPP consulting unpick the complex issues to...
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DATE January 17, 2019 11:00 am POSTED BY CATEGORY Data Protection

Outsourced DPO: DPIA revisited

The Outsourced DPO wrote a blog about Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIA) last November shortly before the ICO revised their guidance. In this blog, we review the ICO’s updated guidance and share the Outsourced DPO’s experiences from auditing in the lovely Essex this week. It is actually very easy to...
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