As 2017 closes, we take a look at the privacy trends shaped this year and see what we can expect during 2018. The GDPR The crown of privacy trends is most certainly taken by the GDPR. The new EU General Data Protection Regulation will become law starting with the 25th May 2018. Slowly, but certainly, people have become more and more interested in the
What is blockchain? Not long ago we discussed in an article the way we approach security will be changed by the GDPR. Today we will tackle a more sensitive subject in the area of security - blockchains. But what exactly is blockchain? A simple definition, found on Wikipedia, states that "a blockchain is a continuously growing list of records, called
The GDPR will come into force in May 2018 and its main goal is to give data subjects the power over their personal data. In this sense, there is a strong emphasis on personal rights, with fines for non-compliance reaching up to 20$ million or 4% of the annual turnover, whichever is higher. We discussed data subjects rights in various posts here on our blog.
In the last post in the series on data subjects rights we will be covering the right to erasure, the right to restrict processing and the right to object. In case you missed them, the first post in the series talked about access and rectification, while our second post talked about profiling and data portability. The right to erasure (right to be
We continue our series on data subjects' rights under the GDPR with a post on data portability and profiling, a form of automated decision making. In case you missed it, you can find the first post in the series, discussing access and rectification, here. Profiling Article 22 of the GDPR is dedicated to automated individual decision-making,
The main purpose of the GDPR is to give back the power over their personal data to the individuals. As a result, the Regulation puts a great emphasis on data subjects' rights. To name a few: the right to access and rectification, data portability, restriction of processing, erasure and the right to not be subject to a decision based only on automated