• Japan on Its Way to Data Protection Adequacy?

    …, which brings about considerable changes. Interestingly, Japanese Data Protection Law now requires that, without the data subject’s consent, personal data may only be transferred to “safe countries” as per the newly introduced white-list. At the G7 Summit in Ise Shima, international data transfers have been part of the discussions, and in their joint…

    Wiebke Kummer/ datenschutz-notizen.de- 84 Leser -
  • Your Heart Rate Data Can Land You in Jail

    … This so happened in Ohio last fall, when a man was convicted of aggravated arson and insurance fraud based on evidence provided by the data from his cardiac pacemaker. A man, whose house had burnt down, was investigated against after traces of fire accelerant had been found by the police. The suspect claimed that he was woken by a fire in his…

    Wiebke Kummer/ datenschutz-notizen.de- 70 Leser -
  • Personal Data in China. A Step towards Protection.

    … Currently, there is no specific data protection law in China; rules relating to personal data protection are found in different laws and regulations. Some weeks ago, on 1 June 2017, the new Cybersecurity Law entered into force. We already wrote about it here. Recently, a new draft of a Standard called “Information security techniques – personal…

    Dr. Evgeniia Volokitina/ datenschutz-notizen.de- 33 Leser -
  • What do They Know, and How are You Being Tracked Online?

    …. Michal Kosinski has developed a tool of such magnitude. This tool could be able to identify personality traits based on Facebook likes, posts and Twitter posts as a digital footprint. The instrument basically uses this footprint and generates a psycho-demographic profile of you. On their web site, they also mention that this is a very debated…

    Lyz Veronica Llamas/ datenschutz-notizen.de- 36 Leser -
  • The Data Protection Officer in Europe

    … The EU Regulation 2016/679 on the protection of personal data (GDPR) repealing Directive 95/46/EC focusses, among the others, on a particular topic that will be governed by new specific and more consistent rules: the Data Protection Officer (DPO). This figure is already well known to European companies and institutions, but the GDPR finally…

    Francesca Romana Di Costanzo/ datenschutz-notizen.de- 39 Leser -
  • Data protection impact assesment (DPIA)

    … The most recent document provided by 29 WP published guidelines for further comprehension on when and how to conduct a DPIA. The main goal of a DPIA is to: “describe the processing, assess the necessity and proportionality of a processing and to help manage the risks to the rights and freedoms of natural persons resulting from the processing…

    Lyz Veronica Llamas/ datenschutz-notizen.de- 49 Leser -

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