Google Loses Its Appealing To The €50 million GDPR Fine

On the 21st of January 2019, CNIL (The Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés) fined Google under the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) with €50 million for the lack of transparency towards data subjects, for the lack of valid consent on ads personalization, and for not offering proper and clear information to the users. […]

Company Fined 725,000€ for Collecting Employee’s Fingerprints

The Dutch Data Protection Authority (Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens, “Dutch DPA”) recently fined a company for violating the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) by collecting personal data using fingerprint systems. Under the GDPR, ”biometric data means personal data resulting from specific technical processing relating to the physical, physiological or behavioural characteristics of a natural person, which allow […]

GDPR after 2 years

Technology is evolving at a much faster pace than many of us might have anticipated. These advancements also brought concerns about individual privacy.  One of the goals of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was to give European data subjects more control over their personal data. To what extent can we ensure that these privacy […]

Children’s Online Privacy During COVID-19

According to a report released by the United Nations more than 770 million students world-wide are directly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic’s closing of schools and universities. As the virus has affected the normal course of daily life, children currently receiving online education need specific protection of their personal data as they may be less […]