Let’s sort out this profiling and consent debate once and for all.

In a post last week , I said that “ There’s a perpetuated misconception that all profiling needs consent. It doesn’t, end of. ” Since this seems to have been an area of much confusion under the GDPR, I thought it worth taking the time to elaborate on this point.

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Data protection is a team sport: Benchmark data tells the story

This is the second article in a series on establishing program metrics and benchmarking your privacy incident-management program. By explanation: Radar, Inc., provides purpose-built decision-support software designed to guide users through a consistent, defensible process for incident management and risk assessment.

Source: Data protection is a team sport: Benchmark data tells the story

EU privacy seal providers eagerly await official GDPR guidance

There should ideally be a pan-European accreditation for “privacy seal” providers when the General Data Protection Regulation comes into effect, one such provider, EuroPriSe, has argued. Articles 42 and 43 of the GDPR introduce official recognition for “certification bodies” that issue seals and marks to companies, so that they can demonstrate their adherence to EU privacy standards.

Source: EU privacy seal providers eagerly await official GDPR guidance

Belgian DPA publishes recommendation on GDPR record keeping obligation

End of last week, the Belgian Data Protection Authority published a recommendation on the records of processing activities. The full text of the Recommendation is available in French and Dutch on the website of the Privacy Commission.

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Auto industry must prepare for 2018 data protection changes

The automotive industry must start planning and preparing for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which comes into force on 25th May 2018. The GDPR will affect all retailers and manufacturers who collect, store and process customer data – e.g. for promoting deals, sending MOT or service reminders or selling new products.

Source: Auto industry must prepare for 2018 data protection changes – Car Care Plan

Digging deeper into ‘Privacy on the Ground’

At the IAPP Global Privacy Summit in 2016, Deirdre Mulligan and Kenneth Bamberger were presented with Privacy Leadership Awards and gave a keynote address based on the work that led to “Privacy on the Ground,” a book documenting the way privacy is actually done inside organizations around the world.

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