Ensuring compliance with data protection laws has become so complicated that companies must make room for regulatory and ethics experts in product engineering processes.
privacy by design
‘Easy privacy information via icons? Yes, you can!’ The Italian DPA launches a contest calling for creative ideas from all quarters.
Half of large organisations will implement privacy-enhancing computation for processing data in untrusted environments within five years, Gartner has predicted. The global research firm this week released its Top Strategic Technology Trends for 2021 report in which it identifies the key emerging technologies in the year ahead and beyond. Source: Half of large companies to […]
Google have started rolling out new tools and a redesign of Chrome’s privacy and security settings on desktop, to help you control your safety on the web. With new design it will be easier to: manage cookies, find the most sensitive website permissions in Site Settings, control what data is stored in Google Account and […]
Insurers and health tech companies developing mobile apps to let patients track Covid-19 symptoms and connect with doctors need to be mindful that their data storage practices don’t run afoul of federal and state privacy laws, attorneys said. Developers of mobile apps and websites aimed at fighting the virus still have to navigate state privacy […]
On January 21, 2020, the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) published the final version of its Age Appropriate Design Code, which sets out the standards that online services need to meet in order to protect children’s privacy. The code lists 15 standards that organizations must meet, including requirements to (1) take into consideration the best […]
The guidelines outline key principles for using citizen data responsibly. They were developed with and includes real-world examples from several European cities. The cities of Bordeaux, Barcelona, Debrecen, Edinburgh, Eindhoven, Florence, Ghent, Helsinki, Manchester, Rijeka and Zaragoza collaborated on the guidelines. This data is discussed in the context of being traced, collected, measured, stored, used, […]
Facebook is launching Threads, a new camera-first messaging app from Instagram for keeping up with your close friends in a dedicated space. Facebook claims it is built with privacy in mind, so that you can feel comfortable using the app to communicate with your close friends. Read more: Privacy Matters: Threads | Facebook Newsroom
If data is the new oil, then analytics are the new refinery without which any modern business is unable to make informed decisions. However, data analytics and privacy are seldom assumed to go together. If media reports and regulatory actions are any indication, services and platforms that utilize or enable analytics have consistently been under […]
The National Supervisory Authority for Personal Data Processing (‘ANSPDCP’) announced, on 4 July 2019, that it had fined UniCredit Bank S.A. €130,000 for breach of Article 25(1) of the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) (‘GDPR’) relating to the principles of data protection by design and by default. The ANSPDCP found that failure to […]