Welcome to our latest round-up of privacy news stories for the week. Police apologise for revealing Covid-19 status to prospective employers Police vetting revealed six people's Covid-19 status to their prospective employers, a report has shown. The report by the Privacy Commissioner examined how the Ministry of Health disclosed Covid-19 patient information [...]
Source: Office of the Privacy Commissioner, New Zealand – Blogs
Open letter from UK Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham to UK organisations. [...]
Source: UK Information Commissioner’s Office
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined Digital Growth Experts Limited (DGEL) £60,000 for sending thousands of nuisance marketing texts at the height of the pandemic.   [...]
Source: UK Information Commissioner’s Office
Statement from Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham on the NHS COVID-19 app. [...]
Source: UK Information Commissioner’s Office
Source: Hong Kong Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data
La CNIL se penchera sur les nouveaux rapports qui lient le travail aux technologies afin d’en saisir les logiques et les enjeux, lors d’un colloque au format original et ouvert à tous, dans les locaux de la CNIL et en visioconférence, le lundi 9 novembre à partir de 14 h 00. [...]
Source: CNIL
La formation restreinte de la CNIL a prononcé deux rappels à l’ordre à l’encontre du rectorat de l’académie de Normandie et de Madame Sonia KRIMI, députée de la 4e circonscription de la Manche. Dans les deux cas, la sanction fait suite à l’utilisation illicite de données issues du fichier national [...]
Source: CNIL
Privacy Commissioner recommends Ministry of Health and Police review their use and disclosure of Covid-19 patient information Privacy Commissioner John Edwards has released the results of an Inquiry into the Ministry of Healths disclosure of Covid-19 patient information to emergency services. The Inquiry recommends government agencies review the way they handle [...]
Source: Office of The Privacy Commissioner, New Zealand – New on the Website