Following a data breach reported on March 20th by OpenAI, the US company that develops and manages the ChapGPT platform, the Italian Garante decided on Thursday March 31st to temporarily limit the processing of Italian users’ personal data by the platform. As a result of the Garante’s decision, the company has blocked ChatGPT in Italy […]
Dr. Veronica Miño
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La Agencia Española de Protección de Datos multa a “La Liga” con 250.000 Euros
La Asociación Española de Clubes de Fútbol, “La Liga” ha sido la primera organización en recibir una multa ejemplar por incumplimiento del Reglamento General de Protección de Datos (RGPD) en España. La aplicación móvil sujeto de la denuncia y posterior multa, utilizaba el micrófono de los usuarios y su localización por GPS con el fin […]
The Spanish Data Protection Agency fined „La Liga“ with 250,000 Euros
The Spanish Association of Football Clubs, „La Liga“ has been the first organization to receive an exemplary fine for non-compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in Spain. The mobile application, subject to the complaint and subsequent fine, used the users‘ microphones and their GPS location in order to capture illegal transmissions of football […]
España: Aprobada la Ley Orgánica 3/2018, de 5 de diciembre, de Protección de Datos Personales y garantía de los derechos digitales.
Con un apoyo parlamentario del 93% la nueva Ley entrará en vigor al día siguiente de su publicación en el Boletín Oficial del Estado. La nueva Ley adapta el derecho español al Reglamento General de Protección de Datos (RGPD) e introduce novedades mediante el desarrollo de materias contenidas en tal reglamento. Las más importantes de […]
Spain: The Organic Law 3/2018 of 5 December on the Protection of Personal Data and the Guarantee of Digital Rights has been approved.
With 93% parliamentary support, the new Law will enter into force the day after its publication in the Official State Gazette (Boletín Oficial del Estado BOE). The new Law adapts Spanish law to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and introduces novelties through the development of certain matters contained in the GDPR. The following are […]
España: El Pleno del Congreso de los Diputados convalida el Real Decreto-Ley para adaptar el Derecho español a la normativa de la Unión Europea en materia de protección de datos.
El Pleno del Congreso de los Diputados ha convalidado el “Real Decreto-ley 5/2018, de 27 de julio, de medidas urgentes para la adaptación del Derecho español a la normativa de la Unión Europea en materia de protección de datos”. La adaptación del marco normativo interno al Reglamento General de Protección de Datos europeo fue tratada […]
Are companies ready to deal with a high level of scrutiny? – Lessons learned from the Morrisons Case
The purpose of this article is to summarize the lessons that a company can learn from the Morrisons Case with regard to the level of protection that can be considered as “sufficient” and “adequate” for the protection of the personal data of their employees.  In our daily practice, our clients are more often than […]
The Article 29 Working Party Statement on the adoption of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield
On July 26, 2016, following the adoption of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield decision on July 12, the Article 29 Working Party (WP29) held a press conference with a view to express its opinion regarding the adoption of the Commission’s decision regarding this important matter. After welcoming the improvements brought by the Privacy Shield, compared to […]
Apple’s Big Privacy News
On June 13th 2016 at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference, Craig Federighi, VP of software engineering, mentioned a particular kind of privacy enhancing tool that would enable “crowdsourced learning” while keeping people’s information completely private. He was talking about differential privacy. Although the concept is apparently not new -at least in the fields of statistics […]
Data transfers EU – China: the next battle?
A key finding of the recent ad hoc civil liberties mission to China suggests that the country does not secure an adequate level of data protection due to the lack of specific legislation addressing the processing of personal data. A group of members of the European Parliament (MEPs) from the European People’s Party have therefore […]
European Data Protection Supervisor about the Privacy Shield
After pointing out that the Privacy Shield Draft Adequacy Decision constitutes a step forward compared to the Safe Harbor Decision, in his Opinion from May 30th 2016, Giovanni Buttarelli, European Data Protection Supervisor, noted that such progress is not, in itself, sufficient. Mr. Buttarelli reached this conclusion based on the fact that, according with the […]
Do personal assistant devices violate children’s data privacy?
It has recently been argued that personal assistants like Amazon Echo, Apple Siri, Microsoft Cortana, and Google Home could violate children’s data privacy inasmuch as they record and store children’s voices and questions while processing their requests and keep such data on storage to “improve the customer’s experience”. An article published by the British Newspaper […]
The Opinion of Article 29 Working Party on the EU-US Privacy Shield: “Nobody knows what will happen now”
In a press conference held yesterday, April 13th at 1.00 PM, Article 29 Working Group presented their opinion on the EU-US Privacy Shield. You can find the press release here. In a rather impeccable presentation, Isabel Falque-Pierrotin (chairman of Article 29 Working Party) presented and explained the key points and considerations of such opinion. In […]