Source: UK Information Commissioner’s Office
Welcome to our weekly round-up of privacy stories in the news media.Govt worker snooped on neighbour's file 73 timesA government employee in a dispute with his neighbour snooped on him 73 times after accessing his neighbour's sensitive records. He also changed the man's file to add allegations of "improper conduct". [...]
Source: Office of the Privacy Commissioner, New Zealand – Blogs
London-based firm Tax Returned Limited has been fined £200,000 by the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) for sending out millions of unsolicited marketing text messages. [...]
Source: UK Information Commissioner’s Office
Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham sets out how the ICO is helping businesses prepare for a possible no-deal Brexit [...]
Source: UK Information Commissioner’s Office
If you believe that an agency has interfered with your privacy, you have the right to complain to our Office. However, as a responsible regulator we need to screen complaints. Investigations can consume time and resources for all parties and will open a respondent agency to the possibility of litigation [...]
Source: Office of the Privacy Commissioner, New Zealand – Blogs
Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham talks about how, in the age of increased data flows, there has never been a more important time for global coherence in data protection and privacy. [...]
Source: UK Information Commissioner’s Office
Dans un contexte de dématérialisation croissante des services publics et de développement des téléservices, la CNIL rappelle les bonnes pratiques indispensables pour le développement de téléservices en conformité avec le RGPD. [...]
Source: CNIL
The Human Rights Review Tribunal has dismissed a claim by a prisoner that the Department of Corrections interfered with his privacy by withholding his outgoing prison mail.The prisoner claimed the department's actions were in breach of Privacy Act principles 1-4 and 9. He also said the department had breached principle [...]
Source: Office of the Privacy Commissioner, New Zealand – Blogs
The Regulation 2018/1725 applicable as from 11 December 2018 brings the data protection rules for EU Institutions and bodies in line with the standards imposed on other organizations and business by the GDPR. It represents another vital step forward in the development of a comprehensive EU framework for data protection [...]
Source: European Data Protection Supervisor
A statement from Information Commissioner, Elizabeth Denham in support of International Human Rights Day 2018 [...]
Source: UK Information Commissioner’s Office