machine learning

Machine Learning and the GDPR

In October the the EU's Article 29 Data Protection Working Party released their guidelines on automated decision-making and profiling under GDPR. The guidelines were received with mixed feelings, leaving machine learning enthusiasts worried. For one thing, their provisions are much wider than those of the GDPR. As a result, many consider them harmful for

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dpo

The DPO – Role, benefits and risks

The role of the Data Protection Officer, in short DPO, is discussed in Chapter IV, Section 4 of the GDPR. If you are new to the subject, you might find it helpful to read our article What is a Data Protection Officer? as it might shed some light on the main questions regarding DPOs. Mandatory DPO So lets take another look at the three situations

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DPIA

DPIA – What it is, When is it Needed and Why

Data Protection Impact Assessment, also known as a DPIA, is a mandatory requirement according to Article 35 of the GDPR. The article gives guidance as to when to perform a DPIA stating: Where a type of processing in particular using new technologies, and taking into account the nature, scope, context and purposes of the processing, is likely to result in

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