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social data – Facebook

A well-crafted post by Mark Zuckerberg:

GDPR press briefing

I started using Shapr early this year out of curiosity to ‘test’ and to ‘play’ with the app. So far I’ve met up with a barrister and we had interesting exchanges, including the GDPR. Hard to imagine that I got interested in data protection and privacy way back in 2000. Back then I was a [...]

Privacy-by-design framework

#privacy-by-design framework for the collection and processing of behavioural #data -an #OASIS COEL TC deliverable The url:

Article 29 WP revised guidelines on personal data breach notification

Latest (final?) revised ‘Guidelines on Personal data breach notification under Regulation 2016/679 (wp250rev.01) available here

UK Data Protection (HL Bill) & GDPR

This is an amendment of my blog done last Sunday (4th Feb 2018). The latest UK Data Protection Bill – HL Bill 153 (The Bill) is published here and the Explanatory Notes published here. It’s going to take more of my free Sunday afternoons to plough through the Bill, the Explanatory Notes and also this [...]

Data protection (under current DPA) appeal cases

Just catching up on my tweets and found an interesting post curated by “The Data Chain” an online paper (setup by me). This interesting post: “Data protection in the Court of Appeal & the right to be forgotten” – not #GDPR-related – but will be significant post-GDPR era (from 25th May 2018 onwards). The appeal [...]

The UK Data Protection Bill [HL]

The published Bill- 218 pages. Will review the Bill soon…

data breach reporting – 5th, 6th, 7th & 8th busting myths from the ICO

What is ‘high risk’ in the context of data breach reporting or notification under the GDPR? According to the ICO’s website on breach notification: When do individuals have to be notified? Where a breach is likely to result in a high risk to the rights and freedoms of individuals, you must notify those concerned directly. [...]

UK Data Protection Bill

The Data Protection Bill (HL Bill 66) was introduced into the House of Lords on 13 September 2017. The published Bill. The press release from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport. The Bill implements the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and will replace the Data Protection Act 1998.

4th busting myths from the ICO

Here’s the 4th myths from the ICO. Myth #4 GDPR is an unnecessary burden on organisations. Fact The new regime is an evolution in data protection, not a revolution. Read the ICO blog on GDPR is an evolution in data protection, not a burdensome revolution