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, weโ€™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 mood. Enjoy!

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Guidance from Data Protection Authorities in 2019

In 2019 we’ve been very busy gathering news about data protection and sending monthly newsletters to all you privacy enthusiasts out there. This December we looked back at all the useful guidelines published by the Data Protection Authorities from EU Member States that made it to our newsletters and we gathered them all under the mistletoe.

So sit back, pour yourself a cup of hot chocolate and skim through all this data protection knowledge:

Belgium

๐Ÿ“’ Guide for prior consultation following DPIA.
๐Ÿ“’ DPIA List (original document in French / article in English).

Denmark

๐Ÿ“’ New guidance about posting photos online (article in English).

Finland

๐Ÿ“’ Updated cookie guidelines, in the aftermath of the Planet49 decision.

France

๐Ÿ“’ DPIA whitelist.
๐Ÿ“’ Cookie guidance.
๐Ÿ“’ Kit for developers, including guidance on using libraries and third party SDKs.
๐Ÿ“’ Draft standards on the processing of personal data for core HR activities.
๐Ÿ“’ Binding regulation on the use of biometric data for the purpose of controlling workplace access to premises, devices and computers.
๐Ÿ“’ Guide on interface design and choices (French only).

Germany

๐Ÿ“’ Bavarian Data Protection Authority answers FAQ on connected vehicles (see here an article in English).
๐Ÿ“’ Data Protection Authority of Brandenburg comments on the transfer of group employee data to a third country (article in English).
๐Ÿ“’ Bavarian DPA published a new FAQ regarding the requirements for WebFonts, Maps, GoogleAnalytics, Facebook Custom Audience (read here an article in English).
๐Ÿ“’ Guidelines on data transfers in asset deals.
๐Ÿ“’ Audit checklist for GDPR readiness.
๐Ÿ“’ Sample joint controllers agreement.
๐Ÿ“’ Conference of Independent Federal and State Data Protection Authorities in Germany (DSK) issued a position paper on data protection requirements regarding the operation of Facebook pages. See here the paper in German and here an article in English.
๐Ÿ“’ DSK also published Guidance and FAQ on cookies.
๐Ÿ“’ DSK issued guidance on the applicability of the German Telemedia Act, which includes the topic of cookies post-GDPR and a paper on consent for scientific research.
๐Ÿ“’ Guidance on data processing in the employment context (available only in German here; see article in English here).

Hungary

๐Ÿ“’ Hungarian DPA: Key GDPR cases.

Ireland

๐Ÿ“’ General Portable Storage Device Recommendations
๐Ÿ“’ Guidance for Organisations on Phishing and Social Engineering Attacks.
๐Ÿ“’ Guide to Data Protection Impact Assessments for any processing that is โ€˜likely to result in a high risk to individualsโ€™, including some specified types of processing.
๐Ÿ“’ DSAR FAQ (Data Subject Access Requests).
๐Ÿ“’ Guidance for Organisations Engaging Cloud Service Providers.
๐Ÿ“’ Guidance on direct marketing and GDPR requirements.
๐Ÿ“’ Guide for users about app permission requests.
๐Ÿ“’ Guidance on Requesting Personal Data from Prospective Tenants.
๐Ÿ“’ Transfers of personal data to third countries or international organisations.
๐Ÿ“’ ย Guidance on CCTV in the home.
๐Ÿ“’ ย Guidance Note on Data Protection Basics.
๐Ÿ“’ ย Quick Guide to GDPR Breach Notifications.
๐Ÿ“’ Definition to the โ€˜right to be forgottenโ€™ or the right to erasure as stated in arts. 17 and art. 19 of the GDPR.
๐Ÿ“’ Guidance on the Use of CCTV โ€“ For Data Controllers.
๐Ÿ“’ Guidance on Data Sharing in the Public Sector.
๐Ÿ“’ Elections and canvassing: Data Protection and Electronic Marketing โ€“ the data protection rights of individuals.
๐Ÿ“’ Guidance for Drivers on use of โ€œDash Camsโ€.

Italy

๐Ÿ“’ FAQ on the topic of access to banking data.
๐Ÿ“’ Approval of the โ€˜Code of conduct for credit reporting systems operated by private entities regarding consumer credit, creditworthiness and punctuality in paymentsโ€™.
๐Ÿ“’ Rules on processing personal data in the context of political campaigns.

Netherlands

๐Ÿ“’ Severely restricts situations when legitimate interest ca be relied on as a legal ground for personal data processing (read here a summary in English).
๐Ÿ“’ Further guidance on data breaches.
๐Ÿ“’ Indication for the application of pecuniary sanctions under the GDPR (available in Dutch).

Poland

๐Ÿ“’ New guide on data breaches.

Slovenia

๐Ÿ“’ Cookie guidance.

Spain

๐Ÿ“’ Introduction to the hash function as a personal data pseudonymisation technique
๐Ÿ“’ Guidance on the use of cookies (English version available here).
๐Ÿ“’ Opinion on DNS security, data protection, and privacy.
๐Ÿ“’ Guide on the protection of personal data of patients.
๐Ÿ“’ Guidelines on privacy by design.
๐Ÿ“’ Joint Statement On Data Processing And Artificial Intelligence.
๐Ÿ“’ Technical paper on transparency for mobile apps (full document here in Spanish).
๐Ÿ“’ Report on the first year of GDPR application.
๐Ÿ“’ Technical studies regarding the Android Operating System: User control over the personalization of advertisements and App access to the device screen. The studies are aimed at developers and users alike.
๐Ÿ“’ Analysis on the data processing operations conducted via drone.
๐Ÿ“’ Survey regarding the use of device fingerprinting.
๐Ÿ“’ Guide on personal data breach management and notification.

United Kingdom

๐Ÿ“’ Guidance on the processing of special categories of personal data.
๐Ÿ“’ Modified guidance on calculating the timescales for responding to data subject access requests.
๐Ÿ“’ Cookie guidance.
๐Ÿ“’ Update report into adtech and real time bidding.
๐Ÿ“’ GDPR โ€“ one year on.
๐Ÿ“’ Information for medical practitioners with regard to patientsโ€™ access to medical data.

ePrivacy

Data Protection News: November 2019

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

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I am so happy, my dear friend, so absorbed in the exquisite sense of mere tranquil existence, that I neglect my talents. I should be incapable of drawing a single stroke at the present moment; and yet I feel that I never was a greater artist than now.

When, while the lovely valley teems with vapor around me, and the meridian sun strikes the upper surface of the impenetrable foliage of my trees, and but a few stray gleams steal into the inner sanctuary, I throw myself down among the tall grass by the trickling stream; and, as I lie close to the earth, a thousand unknown plants are noticed by me: when I hear the buzz of the little world among the stalks, and grow familiar with the countless indescribable forms of the insects and flies, then I feel the presence of the Almighty, who formed us in his own image, and the breath of that universal love which bears and sustains us, as it floats around us in an eternity of bliss; and then, my friend, when darkness overspreads my eyes, and heaven and earth seem to dwell in my soul and absorb its power, like the form of a beloved mistress, then I often think with longing, Oh, would I could describe these conceptions, could impress upon paper all that is living so full and warm within me.

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Martin Sorrell acquires Silicon Valley digital marketing group

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O my friend โ€” but it is too much for my strength โ€” I sink under the weight of the splendor of these visions! A wonderful serenity has taken possession of my entire soul, like these sweet mornings of spring which I enjoy with my whole heart. I am alone, and feel the charm of existence in this spot, which was created for the bliss of souls like mine.

I am so happy, my dear friend, so absorbed in the exquisite sense of mere tranquil existence, that I neglect my talents. I should be incapable of drawing a single stroke at the present moment; and yet I feel that I never was a greater artist than now.

When, while the lovely valley teems with vapor around me, and the meridian sun strikes the upper surface of the impenetrable foliage of my trees, and but a few stray gleams steal into the inner sanctuary, I throw myself down among the tall grass by the trickling stream; and, as I lie close to the earth, a thousand unknown plants are noticed by me: when I hear the buzz of the little world among the stalks, and grow familiar with the countless indescribable forms of the insects and flies, then I feel the presence of the Almighty, who formed us in his own image, and the breath of that universal love which bears and sustains us, as it floats around us in an eternity of bliss; and then, my friend, when darkness overspreads my eyes, and heaven and earth seem to dwell in my soul and absorb its power, like the form of a beloved mistress, then I often think with longing, Oh, would I could describe these conceptions, could impress upon paper all that is living so full and warm within me.

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Massive Growth in Web Marketing Market during …

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O my friend โ€” but it is too much for my strength โ€” I sink under the weight of the splendor of these visions! A wonderful serenity has taken possession of my entire soul, like these sweet mornings of spring which I enjoy with my whole heart. I am alone, and feel the charm of existence in this spot, which was created for the bliss of souls like mine.

I am so happy, my dear friend, so absorbed in the exquisite sense of mere tranquil existence, that I neglect my talents. I should be incapable of drawing a single stroke at the present moment; and yet I feel that I never was a greater artist than now.

When, while the lovely valley teems with vapor around me, and the meridian sun strikes the upper surface of the impenetrable foliage of my trees, and but a few stray gleams steal into the inner sanctuary, I throw myself down among the tall grass by the trickling stream; and, as I lie close to the earth, a thousand unknown plants are noticed by me: when I hear the buzz of the little world among the stalks, and grow familiar with the countless indescribable forms of the insects and flies, then I feel the presence of the Almighty, who formed us in his own image, and the breath of that universal love which bears and sustains us, as it floats around us in an eternity of bliss; and then, my friend, when darkness overspreads my eyes, and heaven and earth seem to dwell in my soul and absorb its power, like the form of a beloved mistress, then I often think with longing, Oh, would I could describe these conceptions, could impress upon paper all that is living so full and warm within me.

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Workflow Mobile Interface illustrations

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O my friend โ€” but it is too much for my strength โ€” I sink under the weight of the splendor of these visions! A wonderful serenity has taken possession of my entire soul, like these sweet mornings of spring which I enjoy with my whole heart. I am alone, and feel the charm of existence in this spot, which was created for the bliss of souls like mine.

I am so happy, my dear friend, so absorbed in the exquisite sense of mere tranquil existence, that I neglect my talents. I should be incapable of drawing a single stroke at the present moment; and yet I feel that I never was a greater artist than now.

When, while the lovely valley teems with vapor around me, and the meridian sun strikes the upper surface of the impenetrable foliage of my trees, and but a few stray gleams steal into the inner sanctuary, I throw myself down among the tall grass by the trickling stream; and, as I lie close to the earth, a thousand unknown plants are noticed by me: when I hear the buzz of the little world among the stalks, and grow familiar with the countless indescribable forms of the insects and flies, then I feel the presence of the Almighty, who formed us in his own image, and the breath of that universal love which bears and sustains us, as it floats around us in an eternity of bliss; and then, my friend, when darkness overspreads my eyes, and heaven and earth seem to dwell in my soul and absorb its power, like the form of a beloved mistress, then I often think with longing, Oh, would I could describe these conceptions, could impress upon paper all that is living so full and warm within me.

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O my friend โ€” but it is too much for my strength โ€” I sink under the weight of the splendor of these visions! A wonderful serenity has taken possession of my entire soul, like these sweet mornings of spring which I enjoy with my whole heart. I am alone, and feel the charm of existence in this spot, which was created for the bliss of souls like mine.

I am so happy, my dear friend, so absorbed in the exquisite sense of mere tranquil existence, that I neglect my talents. I should be incapable of drawing a single stroke at the present moment; and yet I feel that I never was a greater artist than now.

When, while the lovely valley teems with vapor around me, and the meridian sun strikes the upper surface of the impenetrable foliage of my trees, and but a few stray gleams steal into the inner sanctuary, I throw myself down among the tall grass by the trickling stream; and, as I lie close to the earth, a thousand unknown plants are noticed by me: when I hear the buzz of the little world among the stalks, and grow familiar with the countless indescribable forms of the insects and flies, then I feel the presence of the Almighty, who formed us in his own image, and the breath of that universal love which bears and sustains us, as it floats around us in an eternity of bliss; and then, my friend, when darkness overspreads my eyes, and heaven and earth seem to dwell in my soul and absorb its power, like the form of a beloved mistress, then I often think with longing, Oh, would I could describe these conceptions, could impress upon paper all that is living so full and warm within me.

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O my friend โ€” but it is too much for my strength โ€” I sink under the weight of the splendor of these visions! A wonderful serenity has taken possession of my entire soul, like these sweet mornings of spring which I enjoy with my whole heart. I am alone, and feel the charm of existence in this spot, which was created for the bliss of souls like mine.

I am so happy, my dear friend, so absorbed in the exquisite sense of mere tranquil existence, that I neglect my talents. I should be incapable of drawing a single stroke at the present moment; and yet I feel that I never was a greater artist than now.

When, while the lovely valley teems with vapor around me, and the meridian sun strikes the upper surface of the impenetrable foliage of my trees, and but a few stray gleams steal into the inner sanctuary, I throw myself down among the tall grass by the trickling stream; and, as I lie close to the earth, a thousand unknown plants are noticed by me: when I hear the buzz of the little world among the stalks, and grow familiar with the countless indescribable forms of the insects and flies, then I feel the presence of the Almighty, who formed us in his own image, and the breath of that universal love which bears and sustains us, as it floats around us in an eternity of bliss; and then, my friend, when darkness overspreads my eyes, and heaven and earth seem to dwell in my soul and absorb its power, like the form of a beloved mistress, then I often think with longing, Oh, would I could describe these conceptions, could impress upon paper all that is living so full and warm within me.