Instagram fined for violating GDPR regulations

The Irish Data Protection Commission fined Instagram in amount of €405 million euros for breaching the privacy rights of children under the EU General Data Protection Regulation. The investigation focused on how the platform allowed users aged between 13 to 17 years to operate accounts which showed their phone numbers and email addresses. This is […]

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GDPR checklist on legal requirements for websites

Hello everyone, We hope you are having a great and successful day. We would like to share with you something very beneficial. The topic for today is, how to comply with the GDPR requirements for your website and what is the most important that you would need to be careful about.  We are sharing with you […]

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Transcend partnering with GDPR Local

If you need an advanced Privacy Request management solution, take a look at this product from our partners at Transcend.io – this product is designed to automate the return, deletion and modification of user data across yourtech stack.  Transcend has over 1300+ integrations and data connectorsto allow you to connect to any location where user […]

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Cookie Compliance

On 9th August 2022, noyb.eu lodged 226 GDPR complaints with 18 authorities against websites that use the popular cookie banner software (“OneTrust”) with deceptive settings. Following a first batch of complaints in May 2021 many websites using OneTrust have adapted their settings and added “reject” buttons. OneTrust also changed the standard settings to be more […]

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Do I need to register with the ICO?

UK companies who collect, store, or process personal data may need to register with the ICO however registration is not always necessary and there are several exemptions which may apply. Where applicable registration is a legal obligation and the ico can issue pretty serious fines if you fail to register and pay the appropriate fee. […]

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Do I need an Article 27 Representative?

What is an Article 27 Representative? Article 27 is one of GDPR’s most mis-understood requirements. Just like the other 98 articles, Article 27 forms part of your overall GDPR position and is part of your legal obligation. Put simply, if you are based outside of the EU, don’t have an entity inside the EU and […]

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Right to Erasure and how to handle it

Summary: The Right to Be Forgotten is one of the fundamental rights defined in GDPR.  Also known as a Right to Erasure this principle defined in Article 17. It is vital that companies recognize these requests and understand how to deal with them. Most importantly the Right to Erasure is not an absolute right and […]

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ICO Video Surveillance guidance

The steady growth of the use of video surveillance systems across public and private sectors, has led to both fixed and mobile cameras becoming more accepted in society. As video surveillance technology becomes more mainstream and affordable, it is now more common to see technologies such as smart doorbells and wireless cameras. Traditional closed circuit […]

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Everything you need to know about a Data Processing Agreement

What is a DPA? A data processing agreement (DPA) is a legally binding document to be entered into between the controller and the processor in writing or in electronic form. It regulates the particularities of data processing – such as its scope and purpose – as well as the relationship between the controller and the […]

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