On 21 October, the EDPS will host an IPEN Webinar on: 'Contact Tracing Apps as a large scale exercise in privacy engineering'. The event will be free, no registration needed. [...]
Source: European Data Protection Supervisor
The changes that come in with the Privacy Act 2020 on 1 December are significant. Not only are they a modernisation of the well-established concepts in the 1993 Privacy Act; they represent a platform for further change. We’re taking this rare opportunity as an office to re-set how we work [...]
Source: Office of the Privacy Commissioner, New Zealand – Blogs
Privacy principle 6 of the Privacy Act gives people the right to access their own personal information. With six weeks to go until the Privacy Act 2020 comes into force, it’s a good time to become familiar with the new refusal grounds under principle 6. Generally, an organisation must provide access [...]
Source: Office of the Privacy Commissioner, New Zealand – Blogs
The Office of the Privacy Commissioner (OPC) has today launched NotifyUsa new online tool enabling businesses and organisations to easily assess whether a privacy breach is notifiable. Under the Privacy Act 2020which comes into effect on 1 Decemberit will be mandatory for organisations to notify OPC if a privacy breach [...]
Source: Office of The Privacy Commissioner, New Zealand – New on the Website
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined British Airways (BA) £20m for failing to protect the personal and financial details of more than 400,000 of its customers. [...]
Source: UK Information Commissioner’s Office
Welcome to our latest round-up of privacy news stories for the week. Royal Commission into Abuse in Care mistakenly leaked survivor's details The Royal Commission of Inquiry into Abuse in Care mistakenly leaked a vulnerable rape survivor’s personal information, including their name, address and the name of their rapist. A form containing [...]
Source: Office of the Privacy Commissioner, New Zealand – Blogs
Dans le contexte de crise sanitaire, la CNIL reçoit de nombreuses sollicitations d’associations et clubs sportifs qui s’interrogent sur la collecte de données relatives à la santé des sportifs, des arbitres ou des encadrants, pour déterminer s’ils présentent des symptômes de la COVID-19. La CNIL rappelle les principes applicables. [...]
Source: CNIL
Dans son ordonnance du 13 octobre 2020, le Conseil d’État reconnaît l’existence d’un risque de transfert de données issues du Health Data Hub vers les États-Unis et demande des garanties supplémentaires. La CNIL conseillera les autorités publiques sur les mesures appropriées et veillera, pour l’autorisation des projets de recherche liées [...]
Source: CNIL