November 20, 2020

International data transfers: the impacts of Schrems and Brexit on the GDPR. Week 47.

The European Commission published a draft decision and some guidance on standard contractual clauses for transferring personal data outside the European Economic Area (EEA). These have […]
October 30, 2020
ads and privacy

GDPR and direct marketing. What the ICO’s enforcement action against Experian tells us. Weekly Digest 44

After taking a week’s breather, it’s again an action by the ICO that draws my attention. On Tuesday, the ICO issued an enforcement notice to Experian. […]
October 16, 2020
compliance

GDPR: Even the Government’s have to comply. Weekly Digest 42

When looking over what happened this week, there were a couple of things I could talk about: EDPB’s guidelines on relevant and reasoned objection under the […]
October 9, 2020
data employee

Data Protection and your employees. Weekly Digest 41

The Data Protection Authority of Hamburg (HmbBfDI) fined H&M, one of the largest global clothing retailers, €35.2 million for excessive monitoring of employees. This should highlight […]
October 6, 2020
data controller

5 types of businesses which are data processors and data controllers

Reflecting back on my post from Friday on joint controllers, I thought it might be useful to reflect on a couple of instances where your data […]
October 1, 2020
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Data Processing Agreements vs Joint Controller Agreement, Weekly Digest 40

On September 7, 2020 the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) publish guidelines on “data processing agreements vs Joint Controller Agreements”. I link it to the source […]
September 25, 2020
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The Compliance and Data protection Weekly Digest Week 39

This is the first of a weekly post where I will try to highlight whatever interesting happened, related to data protection and my thoughts on it. […]
May 8, 2020
contact tracing app gdpr principles

Why GDPR Principles Are the Baseline for Coronavirus Contact Tracing Technology

New technology is always going to prompt questions about privacy for users. Free app users get so used to the convenience, and they eventually forget hidden […]
February 27, 2020
data access

Get Your Data Protection Right: Data Protection Policies and Tracking Data Access

Many companies struggle to comply with GDPR, but how many of those end up being punished by regulators? The answer is very few. Despite the headline-grabbing […]

GDPR365 is now PrivIQ

There has been an explosion of global data protection regulations. We’ve expanded our compliance framework to enable multiple regulations. We’ve outgrown GDPR alone, so we’re changing our name to PrivIQ to reflect that and to focus on providing “Intelligent Compliance, Simply.”