Privacy & data protection

gdpr fines

It is about two years ago that the General Data Protection Regulation (also known as the GDPR) became applicable.

server

On 4 June 2018, the Data Protection Officer (DPO) of a telecom company reported a data breach to the Belgian Data Protection Authority.

GDPR representative

Did you know the GDPR can be relevant to your company even if you do not have an establishment in the EU? In this blog you will read 5 things you need to know about the GDPR representative, which you may have to appoint. 

corona virus privacy

Now that a large part of Belgium and the world is in the grip of the new coronavirus (COVID-19) and preventive measures have been promulgated by the Belgian government, the question arises as to what personal data organisations are allowed to process of their employees in the context of the new c

Loyalty card

Under the new eID legislation, can an organization read the eID for a loyalty card or other loyalty schemes electronically?

Selling, purchasing or licensing personal data | Timelex

Buying, selling or licensing are different ways of exchanging personal data. As a result, organisations can often quickly acquire new income. However, personal data is not a classic commodity, so can it just be traded or exchanged? What legal rules should be taken into account?

data donation

One of the most common questions in European research projects today is how to ensure access to research material and research data. Data donation (or data donorship) is mentioned more and more frequently as a possible solution.

deutsche-wohnen

On 30 October 2019, the Berlin Data Protection Authority (DPA) issued a big fine of 14.5 million EUR against Deutsche Wohnen SE. It is the biggest fine imposed by a German DPA so far.

facebook like

Do you use one of the Facebook plugins, such as the ‘Like’ button, to anticipate your website visits? Then you might be a joint controller with Facebook. This follows from a recent judgment of the European Court of Justice (‘CJEU’) in the Fashion ID judgment (C-40/17).