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Processing children’s data and implementing age assurance mechanisms

It is undeniable that children (individuals under 18) take up a large portion of the online population. With more content being created to specifically target children, a UK study from Ofcom has shown that many start as young as 3 to 4 years old to consume content on video sharing platforms such as Youtube, and […]

Understanding GDPR Compliance in Recruitment

In the process of recruitment and scouting for new potential hires for a vacancy in an organization, the collection and processing of personal data of those candidates is inevitably involved.  Therefore, it is important to understand GDPR compliance. In most cases, the company that posts its vacancy and embarks on the recruitment process will be […]

How to use legitimate interest under the GDPR?

How does the GDPR define legitimate interest? Does the legitimate interest legal base cover company interests only or can it also include third parties interests? There is no precise definition under the GDPR of what constitutes a legitimate interest and this precisely opens the room for a controller to argue that certain business activities, for […]

What is the difference between personally identifiable information (PII) and personal data?

When organisations seek to protect their user’s data, it is necessary that they understand the data they need to safeguard. Personal data, in the context of GDPR, covers a much wider range of information than personally identifiable information (PII), commonly used in North America. In other words, while all PII is considered personal data, not all […]

Personal data and cold calling under the GDPR

A personal data focused analysis of how to practice cold calling in compliance with the GDPR. Cold calling individuals is like throwing a rock in a pond with the hope of catching a fish. Obviously, the success rate is high enough to justify manning the phone with a single person all the way up to […]

WiFi-Tracking and Retail Analytics under the GDPR

WiFi-tracking is used for many purposes, including producing heat-maps of spaces, counting passers-by and analyzing people movement and visits. This can be extremely useful for businesses to better understand the use of their space and how to optimize this, and it is already in wide use in shopping malls, airports and hotels all around the […]

What the GDPR’s ‘Privacy By Design’ Really Means for Your Business

How, exactly, can privacy be designed? Companies concerned about Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) may or may not have already considered the curious concept of “privacy by design and privacy by default” — but consider it, they must. While it’s hardly the most charming regulatory text ever written, it’s implications are vast, and understanding it properly […]

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