Source: Hong Kong Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data
Source: Hong Kong Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data
Welcome to our latest round-up of privacy news stories for the week.Privacy Commissioner launches fresh probe into leak of Covid-19 detailsThe Privacy Commissioner has launched an inquiry into how the Ministry of Health distributes Covid-19 patients' information. The move comes after an investigation into the leak of active patient details [...]
Source: Office of the Privacy Commissioner, New Zealand – Blogs
Cette actualisation fait suite à l'entrée en application de la loi du 24 juillet 2019 relative à l'organisation et à la transformation du système de santé (OTSS) et porte principalement sur la procédure d'évaluation de la finalité d'intérêt public du traitement. [...]
Source: CNIL
Quantum computers can be highly beneficial to scientific developments due to the new, speedy way of performing computing. Once available, they however could break currently used cryptography and undermine the protection of (personal) data. [...]
Source: European Data Protection Supervisor
Source: Hong Kong Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data
International transfers of personal data are under the spotlight again following a recent decision of the European Court of Justice that reviewed the legal means of transferring personal data from the EU to the United States: Data Protection Commissioner v Facebook Ireland and Max Schrems (Case C-311/18; 16 July 2020).The [...]
Source: Office of the Privacy Commissioner, New Zealand – Blogs
In 2019 the Dutch Data Protection Authority (Dutch DPA) stepped up its focus on enforcing privacy legislation. Where in 2018 its main priority was to provide information about the new EU General Data Protection Regulation, in 2019 this grace period ended. The enforcement measures imposed by the Dutch DPA included [...]
Source: Dutch Data Protection Authority
The National Credit Register (BKR) in the Netherlands can no longer charge people who wish to access the personal data it holds on them. In addition, if data subjects wish to receive a copy of their data by post, the procedure must be simple, and they must be able to [...]
Source: Dutch Data Protection Authority
La CNIL, en tant que " chef de file, a adopté sa première décision de sanction en coopération avec d'autres autorités de contrôle européennes, en réponse à plusieurs manquements au RGPD par la société SPARTOO. [...]
Source: CNIL