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Elina Honkajuuri - December 12, 2017 at 4:10 PM

Day 12 - Santa and personal data

Nowadays people are much aware of their rights for privacy. We wouldn´t like other people to know when we´re sleeping and when we are awake not to mention whether we´ve been bad or good. However, this information is being processed and I am not talking about Facebook or Whatsapp. I am talking about Santa who can be seen as a pioneer for collecting and processing personal data. But nevertheless, he wanted us to check whether his business is in order relating to privacy issues.

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Topics: data privacy, Project Santa

Eveliina Puustjärvi - August 24, 2017 at 2:01 PM

What Are the Data Protection Principles Under the GDPR?

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) brings the most revolutionary changes to European data protection laws since the 90’s. Many of the GDPR’s data protection principles derive from the Data Protection Directive (DPD) the GDPR is set to repeal in May 2018. However, some principles found from the GDPR are further refined to correspond to both the technological developments since the passing of the DPD, and to better answer the requirements for privacy protection in the digitized world of today and tomorrow. Even though the changes to the data protection principles may not be fundamental of nature, they do consolidate the significance of these principles of data processing.

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Topics: data protection, data privacy

Eveliina Puustjärvi - May 24, 2017 at 3:12 PM

Data Portability Under the GDPR

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Eveliina Puustjärvi - March 14, 2017 at 4:00 PM

Does the proposed ePrivacy Regulation signal the end of spam?

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Topics: data privacy

Eveliina Puustjärvi - March 2, 2017 at 11:49 AM

What does the GDPR’s entry into force NOT require?

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which needs to be applied by May 2018, is a complex and much discussed regulation reform. Even data protection experts have had a lot to learn with the blowing winds of change. The majority of articles, seminars and teaching materials have focused on what the Regulation will change and what companies should consider, so that their approaches are consistent with the GDPR by 25 May 2018 when the two-year transition period ends and the Regulation must be applied.

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Topics: data protection, data privacy

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