Tag: Consent

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Consumer contracts and the validity of consent

Personal data is the hot potato. If you do’t need it, don”t collect it, don’t keep it. Data minimisation will save you many troubles.

Court said NO to Facial Recognition Technology

FIRST EVER DECISION OF A FRENCH COURT APPLYING GDPR TO FACIAL RECOGNITION. Facial recognition technology deemed disproportionate measure in schools.

Consent in direct Marketing

The ICO has fined a PPI claims management company £120,000 for sending unlawful spam texts about its services.

How to Understand the GDPR Legitimate Interest

Much confusion around the concept of Legitimate Interest justifying Personal Data Processing. Worth going back to the roots.

Google Subject to the Biggest Fine Under GDPR

In what is today the biggest fine under the GDPR, the French Data Protection Authority CNIL investigated Google Android transparency in Data procession. The investigation was consecutive to two class actions filed on the 25th of May 2018. One by the Austrian NGO Non Of Your Business (NOYB), another by the French La Quadrature du Net (LQDN). This decision worth a close look.

French CNIL’s six first month of GDPR

The CNIL investigated mobile applications using embedded software development kit (SDK) and ad biding gathering personal data even when the application is not in use. The data collection is activated by default, which is contrary to the principal of privacy by design.

Consenting to Consent Needs Consent?

UPDATE from the European Commission : Does consent given before 25 May 2018 continue to be valid once the GDPR starts to apply on 25 May 2018? A very much timely clarification from the ICO : Myth#9 We have to get fresh consent from all our customers to comply with the GDPR. Steve Wood, Deputy Commissioner busts…
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