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Collecting health data through questionnaires

The issue of implementing questionnaires which gather health data and other information about the existence of risk factors, to both employees, collaborators and visitors, does not have a unified approach by the European Data Protection Authorities. While some authorities expressly prohibit such methods of systematic and general data collection, others allow organizations to make their own assessment and to decide…

Data Protection Newsletter – no.2/2020 February

This month in data protection news: ● See guidance from EU data protection authorities on how to process personal data in the context of COVID-19 ● Read about recent GDPR sanctions, including in the filed of telecoms ● Find out the recent guidelines from data protection authorities ● More GDPR news and further readings.

Data Protection News: December 2019

The end of December is usually a time for recollection, for looking back on the accomplishments and challenges of the year almost ending and setting the vision for the following revolution around the Sun. So, we’ve compiled a small list of documents offering an overview of data protection themes in the past year, to help you immerse in this reflective…

Data Protection News: November 2019

November's data protection news: ● In a demoralising turn of events, the development of the ePrivacy Regulation proposal has come to a standstill ● Guidelines and reports from EU data protection authorities ● Cases and decisions from EU Member States ● Enforcement actions taken by National Data Protection Authorities ● Recommended articles.

Data Protection News: Summer Edition 2019

This summer's data protection news: ● The battle for cookies - ICO and CNIL issue new guidance, but the trenches of online profiling are hard to control ● CJEU's Fashion ID – another case of joint controllers ● The pitfalls of relying on employee consent - a case from Greece ● New legislation in Romania wants to identify SIM card…

What’s (not) new about EDPB’s Statement on political campaigns

On 14 March 2019 the EDPB issued a Statement on the use of personal data in the course of political campaigns, following its 8th plenary session. This was supposed to be an important position document in light of the upcoming EU Parliament elections in May, however it left us with even more questions and not one solution. Just a short…