The right of access to information is an important human right, necessary for the enjoyment of other human rights and well be celebrating that right on Right to Know Day, 28 September 2017. [...]
Source: Office of The Privacy Commissioner, New Zealand – New on the Website
Privacy Commissioner John Edwards says he is very concerned about the findings of Justice Palmer that gang members were able to obtain the address of an informant from VTNZ. [...]
Source: Office of The Privacy Commissioner, New Zealand – New on the Website
Facebook Group violates Dutch data protection law. That is the conclusion of the Dutch Data Protection Authority (Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens; hereinafter: DPA) after its investigation into the processing of personal data of 9.6 million Facebook users in the Netherlands. The company breaches Dutch data protection law including by giving users insufficient [...]
Source: Dutch Data Protection Authority
The European Data Protection Authorities (DPA's) of the Article 29 Working Party welcome the proposal for an ePrivacy Regulation. The Working Party welcomes the choice for a regulation as the regulatory instrument because this ensures that rules are uniform across the entire EU, and it provides clarity for supervisory authorities [...]
Source: Dutch Data Protection Authority
Our website has undergone quite a makeover! With new features and drop down menus, we present you our new look website to share information about who we are and what we do. Read how the EDPS is organised under the About EDPS section; for detailed information on our data protection work, [...]
Source: European Data Protection Supervisor
The data protection authorities (DPA's) of Bavaria (Germany), France, the Netherlands, Hungary, Slovenia, Spain and UK have initiated detailed inquiries into the processing of personal data processed via Windows 10 by Microsoft. The DPA's have concerns, even considering the proposed changes to Windows 10, about the protection of users' personal [...]
Source: Dutch Data Protection Authority
Nike no longer violates the Dutch data protection act with its Nike+ Running app (since renamed Nike+ Running Club). During an earlier investigation, the Dutch DPA had concluded that Nike did not provide sufficient information to the users of the running app about the processing of their health data. Nike [...]
Source: Dutch Data Protection Authority
PIPEDA Report of Findings and Case summaries for the year 2015 [...]
Source: Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada
PIPEDA Case Summary: Pension and benefit provider agrees to revamp authentication and address-change procedures after misdirected mailings [...]
Source: Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada
PIPEDA Case Summary: Roofing company takes measures to ensure sub-contractors follow its privacy policy [...]
Source: Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada