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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 [...]

Weak authorization. Price: €9 550 000

December 9th, 2019|0 Comments

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 [...]

American Cloud Act a threat to other nations sovereignty?

November 22nd, 2019|0 Comments

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 [...]

Privacy is contagious

November 8th, 2019|0 Comments

4% of the annual turnover, or €20 Million euros, whichever is highest. That is the maximum fines according to GDPR. What this means is becoming more and more obvious, starting with Marriots §123 Million fine [...]