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A couple of PDFs in the cloud. Price: €55 000

December 12th, 2020|0 Comments

Umeå University receives a fine of €55 000, announces the Swedish DPA Datainspektionen. A group of researchers at the university have scanned public criminal investigation protocols as PDFs and saved them in a US cloud [...]

Bad access management. Again. Price: €6 770 912

December 3rd, 2020|0 Comments

The Swedish DPA, Datainspektionen, announces that it has completed its review of eight care providers' medical record systems. During their supervision, they have found major shortcomings in the access management and also in functions for [...]

Bad access management. Price: €392 133

November 24th, 2020|0 Comments

The Swedish DPA, Datainspektionen, issues a fine of SEK 4 million to the Board of Education in the city of Stockholm. The fine applies to the city's school platform, which on examination of the system [...]

Folksam illegally shared personal data of +1M individuals

November 3rd, 2020|0 Comments

Swedish insurance group Folksam reports that they voluntarily, but illegally, have shared personal data concerning more than 1 million data subjects with American companies such as  Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Linkedin and Adobe. The illegal data transfers where [...]

We are proud sponsors of Nordic Privacy Arena!

September 16th, 2020|0 Comments

Nordic Privacy Arena, NPA, is the biggest gathering of privacy and security professionals in the Nordics. More than 700 professionals meet under two days and share insights and experiences. This year, although being digital, the [...]

CJEU: No more benefit of the doubt

September 1st, 2020|0 Comments

As most have noticed, the decision communicated by the European Court of Justice, CJEU, the 16th of July in the Schrems II case has made the usage of American cloud services, if not impossible, [...]

Privacy shield has fallen. This changes everything.

July 18th, 2020|0 Comments

Privacy shield has fallen. This changes everything.The European Court of Justice, ECJ, has decided in the Schrems II-case (C-311/18). They declare the Privacy Shield, an arrangement created by the by the U.S. Department of Commerce [...]

DPO having too many hats. Price: €50 000

May 5th, 2020|0 Comments

The Belgian Data Protection Authority has decided on the role of the Data Protection Officer, and potential conflict of interest. Proximus SA has been fined €50,000 for appointing its Head of Compliance, Audit and Risk [...]

Slow reporting. Price: €20 000

April 29th, 2020|0 Comments

The Swedish DPA Datainspektionen issues a fine of €20 000 towards the Swedish National Government Service Centre for breaches towards the GDPR. The Swedish National Government Service Centre got aware of a security hole in the [...]

Video: We had a good time at a privacy webinar!

March 17th, 2020|0 Comments

Recording from the very popular webinar we held in collaboration with Arrow, IBM and DLA Piper. And yes, we did have a very good time. https://youtu.be/xu6iUprsKjU Privacy-related EU fines, background https://youtu.be/xu6iUprsKjU?t=172 Damages and activism, new [...]

Can’t forget. Price: €6 980 000

March 11th, 2020|0 Comments

Swedish DPA Datainspektion issues a fine of €6 980 000 towards Google for breach of the GDPR. Following a case from 2017, where Datainspektionen decided that certain personal data should be removed, they have now found that [...]

Aigine becomes a Norrsken House Impact Member

March 9th, 2020|0 Comments

The right to a personal life is one of the fundamental human right found described in article 12 of the Declaration of human rights. It is also part of the United Nations sustainability goals and [...]

Tom Törngård strengthens Aigine

March 6th, 2020|0 Comments

Tom started his career as an officer in the Swedish Armed Forces and has thereafter used his leadership skills in a wide variety of roles. He has solid experience in complex enterprise sales from his [...]

Procrastination. Price: €388 350

March 4th, 2020|0 Comments

The Norwegian Data Protection Authority, Datatilsynet, issues a fine of €388 350 to the Norwegian Public Roads Administration. The fine is the highest in Norway and is targeting a public authority, without any data breach occurring. [...]

Swedish DPA: A storm is coming

February 23rd, 2020|0 Comments

Many have reacted with surprise on the near absence of enforcements coming from Scandinavian DPAs since GDPR entered into effect May 2018. And for sure, compared to a relatively much higher activity level from southern [...]

Wrong number. Price: €27 800 000

February 2nd, 2020|0 Comments

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 [...]

Forrester: Enhanced customer trust no1 driver for privacy

January 31st, 2020|0 Comments

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 [...]

Happy Data Protection Day!

January 28th, 2020|0 Comments

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 [...]

Video: GDPR fines 2018 – 2019

January 17th, 2020|0 Comments

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 [...]

Humidity. Price: €320 000

December 28th, 2019|0 Comments

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 [...]