privacy trends

Privacy Trends to Watch In 2018

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

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internet of things

The Internet of Things in the Era of the GDPR

The Internet of Things (IoT) is rising together with other related technologies such as AI and Big Data. At the same time, we see new regulatory frameworks being imposed, such as the GDPR and the ePrivacy Regulation. Opinions are divided. There are those who say technologies such as IoT will make compliance to the GDPR almost impossible. At the other end of

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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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employee rights

Employee Rights – The GDPR Perspective

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.

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