Gowling WLG recently published whitepaper “Are you data driven?” on autonomous and connected vehicles. It was prepared for UK Autodrive – leading technology and automotive businesses consortium – and explores how data protection issues – particularly the newly published General Data Protection Regulation – will affect innovation in autonomous and connected vehicles sector.
Today European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) released annual report for year 2015, reviewing what has been achieved and what will be focus further. The EDPS focused considerable efforts in 2015 on ensuring the successful adoption of new and effective data protection rules, providing legislators with detailed recommendations in the form of an app. He […]
Recently United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD ) published a report on privacy and personal data protection law, trans-border data flow and their implications on international trade and development. The in-depth and substantive report also places a focus on developing nations. This study is a timely contribution to our understanding of how data protection […]
Question about IP addresses as personal data is bit tricky. IP address (short for Internet Protocol address) is a unique numerical label assigned to an information technology device (e.g., a computer or smartphone) participating in a network using the Internet Protocol system to identify itself and communicate with other devices. IP addresses can be static […]
Privacy and services in cloud is a hot topic now. With GDPR now adopted some are afraid that new privacy regulation in Europe will kill the cloud quickly. Although it is doubtful cloud services will cease to exist because of regulation nevertheless compliance with privacy and data protection regulation will leave an impact. Therefore it is no surprise two […]
Ernst & Young made global survey on the privacy issues facing organizations today. In this GISS 2015 privacy questionnaire, 38% of respondents admit that they address security in new business processes and technologies, but not privacy specifically. However, more telling, and perhaps more concerning for organizations and individuals alike when it comes to managing privacy, is […]
Recently Baker & McKenzie released Global Surveillance Law Comparison Map – a global overview of current government surveillance and data access practices in 39 countries. It features Heat Maps that display jurisdictional information on the following: Surveillance for an Economic Purpose Data Subject Notifications Right to Court Review Publicised Cases Challenge to Orders Liability for Disclosure Guide […]