Tag: Privacy by Design

Why should software developers care about GDPR compliance?

Software developers often view ensuring GDPR compliance as blocker . As they are left trying to figure out what personal data is and how to maintain compliance. In a recent study by Alhazmi and Arachchilage, software developers cite multiple reasons that make approaching GDPR compliance tricky. Some reasons listed include a lack of clear best […]

Data protection & privacy digest 18 Feb – 3 Mar 2023: practical application of the EU-US Data Privacy Framework remains a concern

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal processes: EU-US data privacy framework, China’s outbound data rules, international transfer risk assessment, Australian small business to adopt data protection The EDPB sees improvements under the EU-US Data Privacy Framework, but many more concerns remain. The improvements include the introduction of requirements embodying […]

Data protection & privacy digest 19 Jan – 3 Feb 2023: threshold for cookies, spy pixels, consent evidence, data storage and deletion

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal processes: threshold for cookies, advertising claims’ mediation, China’s outbound transfers The EDPB approved a minimum threshold for the use of cookies and subsequent processing of the data collected. No cookies that require consent can be set without positive action expressed by the user, […]

Data protection & privacy digest 3 – 17 Jan 2023: personalised ads dilemma: contract as a legal basis, in-apps tracking via technical identifiers

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Ad Tech: Meta personalised ads, technical identifier system in App Store, IAB Europe’s consent mechanism Meta has a few months to reassess the valid legal basis for how Facebook and Instagram use personal data to target advertising in the EU after the media giant […]

Privacy by Design for Technology Development Teams

The principle of Privacy by Design builds privacy into the heart of data processing operations and systems, while Privacy by Default ensures that the data subject’s rights are protected as a matter of standard operations. These concepts were created long before the GDPR came into fruition, but under the GDPR became important requirements. 

Why is GDPR training important for technology teams?

Individuals working in positions directly relating to technology or software development often view GDPR compliance as being outside of their domain, and thus might not see the value in GDPR training. Though the extensive requirements of the GDPR can be difficult to fully comprehend, those working in technology development have a special role in ensuring […]

Artificial Intelligence and Privacy by Design

It is not surprising that Artificial Intelligence (AI) and privacy (by design) live in constant tension. It does not help that laws and regulations are slow in keeping up and lack a coherent framework. Meanwhile, AI technologies are introduced across all sectors of our daily lives. Deloitte released an AI report, The AI Dossier, that […]

Weekly digest January 24 – 31, 2022: GDPR jurisdictional reach, US surveillance laws, DP Engineering

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal processes and redress: GDPR jurisdictional reach, CNIL’s regulatory win over Google, CJEU case laws summary A recent UK Court of Appeal decision emphasizes the broad geographic scope of both the EU GDPR and the UK GDPR, but also ongoing uncertainty regarding the jurisdictional […]

How to develop Artificial Intelligence that is GDPR-friendly

GDPR coming into effect coincides with the more widespread adoption of artificial intelligence as the technology becomes embedded in more and more enterprise applications. There is a palpable excitement around AI for its potential to revolutionize seemingly every facet of every industry. Studies reveal that 80% of executives believe AI boosts productivity. In the immediate […]

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