CNIL Guide on the Use of Facial Recognition at Airports

18/10/2020


CNIL Guide on the Use of Facial Recognition at Airports

Facial recognition at airports can automate and speed up moving of passengers by replacing the control of travel and identity documents. Since it carries higher risk to the rights and freedoms of individuals, the CNIL has issued a set of recommendations to consider when implementing facial recognition at airports.


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CNIL Recommendations on the Prevention and Remediation of SQL Injections

10/10/2020


CNIL Recommendations on the Prevention and Remediation of SQL Injections

Securing an information system is essential to guarantee that the customers’ personal data is not stolen or compromised. SQL injection is a widespread attack, which can cause serious harm to individuals. It can allow a remote control of the server or installing a keylogger. The CNIL recommends how to protect against SQL attack and what to do in the case of becoming a victim of the attack.


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CNIL Publishes Amended Guidelines and Recommendations on Cookies and Other Tracers

02/10/2020


CNIL Publishes Amended Guidelines and Recommendations on Cookies and Other Tracers

The CNIL has adopted amending guidelines as well as a recommendation on the use of cookies and other tracers. The deadline for compliance with the new is end of March 2021 at the latest.


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ICO Consultation on the Draft Statutory Guidance

02/10/2020


ICO Consultation on the Draft Statutory Guidance

The UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is running a consultation about an updated version of the Statutory guidance on how the ICO will exercise its data protection regulatory functions of information notices, assessment notices, enforcement notices and penalty notices. This consultation closes on November 12, 2020


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CNIL - COVID-19 reminder on the collection of personal data by employers

24/09/2020


CNIL - COVID-19 reminder on the collection of personal data by employers

The CNIL, French Data Protection Authority, has issued a reminder to all employers to adhere to certain principles when processing personal data in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.


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The European Parliament Paper on Schrems 2

21/09/2020


The European Parliament Paper on Schrems 2

The European Parliament has prepared a document on Schrems 2 decision to its Members, to assist them in their parliamentary work.


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The UK Information Commissioner’s Office Has Introduced the Accountability Framework

14/09/2020


The UK Information Commissioner’s Office Has Introduced the Accountability Framework

The UK Information Commissioner’s Office has published its Accountability Framework which can help organizations to comply with data protection laws.


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The European Data Protection Board Has Published Guidelines on the Targeting of Social Media Users

09/09/2020


The European Data Protection Board Has Published Guidelines on the Targeting of Social Media Users

The European Data Protection Board has published Guidelines 08/2020 on the targeting of social media users version for public consultation. Comments should be sent by October 19, 2020.


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The European Data Protection Board Has Published Guidelines on the Concepts of Controller and Processor Version for Public Consultation

09/09/2020


The European Data Protection Board Has Published Guidelines on the Concepts of Controller and Processor Version for Public Consultation

The European Data Protection Board has published Guidelines 07/2020 on the concepts of controller and processor in the GDPR version for public consultation. Comments should be sent by October 19, 2020.


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The Irish Data Protection Commission Publishes Guidance Relating to Third Parties Accidentally in Receipt of Personal Data Relating to Other Individuals

06/09/2020


The Irish Data Protection Commission Publishes Guidance Relating to Third Parties Accidentally in Receipt of Personal Data Relating to Other Individuals

The Irish Data Protection Commission has issued Guidance to individuals and organizations who accidentally receive personal data, and Guidance to controllers who lose control over personal data in those circumstances.


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CNIL Controls Charter: Understand Everything

03/09/2020


CNIL Controls Charter: Understand Everything

The CNIL, French Data Protection Authority, has published its new Control Charter which contains information on how CNIL enforces GDPR and the Data Protection Act. The CNIL has several missions and powers, including the possibility of controlling and sanctioning organizations.


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Comparison of the New Zealand Privacy Acts

03/09/2020


Comparison of the New Zealand Privacy Acts

The Office of the New Zealand Privacy Commissioner has issued a detailed table comparing the Privacy Act 1993 with the Privacy Act 2020.


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The UK Age Appropriate Design Code Comes into Force

02/09/2020


The UK Age Appropriate Design Code Comes into Force

The Information Commissioner’s Office code requiring organisations to provide better online privacy protections for children comes into force today, on September 02, 2020.


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The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada new Privacy Guide for Businesses

26/08/2020


The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada new Privacy Guide for Businesses

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) has published the new Privacy Guide for Businesses. The Guide provides the summary of the PIPEDA and an overview of the CASL. It also addresses important points when dealing with data breaches and provides information on how to obtain a meaningful consent.


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The ICO has issued the Guidance on AI and Data Protection

08/08/2020


The ICO has issued the Guidance on AI and Data Protection

The UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has issued the Guidance on AI and data protection (Guidance). It provides a framework for auditing AI, focusing on best practices for data protection compliance. It provides a clear methodology to audit AI applications and ensure they process personal data fairly – something ICO has highlighted as the key challenge for artificial intelligence processing personal data.


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Spanish Data Protection Authority Has Issued an Update on Cookies Guidelines

02/08/2020


Spanish Data Protection Authority Has Issued an Update on Cookies Guidelines

Spanish Data Protection Authority, Agencia española de protección de datos (AEPD), has updated its Cookies Guidelines.


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