Privacy Commissioner John Edwards is very concerned about RNZs reporting of personal information which was taken from documents leaked online following the Waikato DHB cyberattack. This reporting would appear to raise quite significant ethical questions, and I would be concerned to think of journalists trawling through illegally obtained deeply sensitive [...]
Source: Office of The Privacy Commissioner, New Zealand – New on the Website
Providing detailed explanations of each standard is one of the ways we’re supporting organisations to conform with the ICO’s Children’s Code. [...]
Source: UK Information Commissioner’s Office
La CNIL a sanctionné la société MONSANTO d’une amende de 400 000 euros pour ne pas avoir informé les personnes dont les données étaient enregistrées dans un fichier à des fins de lobbying. [...]
Source: CNIL
Source: Hong Kong Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data
The Dutch Data Protection Authority (DPA) has imposed a fine of € 750,000 on TikTok for violating the privacy of young children. The information provided by TikTok to Dutch users – many of whom are young children – when installing and using the app was in English and thus not [...]
Source: Dutch Data Protection Authority
In 2013, UK Prime Minister David Cameron tried to instigate the sharing of UK National Health Service (“NHS”) patient data to private organisations for a small fee. Despite plans to anonymise the data, the move was sufficiently controversial that the Government had to drop the plan – there were major [...]
Source: Office of the Privacy Commissioner, New Zealand – Blogs
Source: Hong Kong Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data
Source: Hong Kong Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data
The Dutch Data Protection Authority (DPA) has imposed a €12,000 fine on an orthodontic practice for allowing new patients to register on an unsecured website. As a result, patients’ sensitive personal data, such as their citizen service number, could have fallen into the wrong hands. [...]
Source: Dutch Data Protection Authority