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The Italian telecom operator TIM has been fined €27 800 000 by the Italian DPA for breaches of the GDPR.Numerous and serious violations of the GDPR have emerged from the complex preliminary investigation, that was carried out with the contribution of the Special Protection and Privacy Fraud Unit of the...

Forrester Consulting has evaluated the state of enterprises’ data privacy compliance in a shifting regulatory landscape. Through a survey of 218 global enterprise decision makers with responsibility over privacy or data protection, they sought to understand how they are evolving to meet the heightened data protection and privacy expectations...

Today it’s the Data Protection Day, or Data Privacy Day in the US, an event that serves to put focus on data privacy practice in the US, Canada, Israel and 47 European countries.Today, we should think a bit extra about data privacy and personal integrity in general,...

It’s a new year and we took the opportunity to look at the number of fines issued during 2018 and 2019.Contrary to what many believes, the number of fines is substantial across Europe, and the frequency is inclining.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YK1Xzuy8rEwDuring all of 2018 only 13 fines where...

The english data protection authority, ICO, has issued a fine of €320 000 against Doorstep Dispensaree Ltd.After a tip, the ICO has physically found that Doorstep has stored a large number of paper documents, containing personal data, in such a way that they have not been secured from...

The German teleoperator 1 & 1 Telecom GmbH has been fined 9.55 million euro for non-compliance with the GDPR.It has been found that customers only had to state name and birth date to access additional personal information in 1&1s call centers.The German BfDI finds that...

During the week, the debate about the potential problem with cloud services owned by US companies has taken off in Sweden.At the beginning of the week, the GöteborgsPosten concluded that the Cloud Act allows US authorities to access both classified information and personal data - without using the normal routines for intergovernmental requests.Instead , according to the Cloud Act , US authorities can request data from US...

Right now, the question of personal liability for employees are being tried in their role as data protection officers in both Switzerland and the UK. In both cases, companies that have suffered costs under the GDPR are seeking compensation from the Data Protection Officers, who...