Data Breach

Uber settles $ 148 million for a data breach

Uber settles for 248 million a data breach that it deliberately tried to push under the carpet in 2016. In the Netherlands, it concerned the data of approximately 174,000 drivers and passengers, including names, email addresses and telephone numbers. A total of 57 million Uber users from around the world, including 600,000 drivers, were secured […]

Privacy

Oops, forgot to log out of Facebook and Google?

Is the Netherlands leaking? Research by the Consumers’ Association shows that internet users forget to log out of Facebook and Google, so that the tech companies can also accurately track users on other websites, With Google or Facebook, 40% with Google and 60% with Facebook, even if they visit other websites, do not log out. […]

Privacy

Lack of clarity about GDPR risks for entrepreneurs

The new AVG privacy law is being violated on a massive scale, more than a hundred days after its introduction. ‘Companies have good intentions but are confused by the complicated legal terms,’ says Saida Nhass senior consultant at risk advisor AON. According to Nhass, confusion mainly arises about the terms ‘processor’ and ‘controller’ about the […]

Data Breach

The first month of the GDPR

The first month of the GDPR and GDPR is now over, and according to the IAPP, the EU has certainly been busy with regard to complaints to the authorities, they report in an article . Because not all parties described in the article responded equally, we assume a period of 2 weeks. In the 2 […]

Blog

freelancers are given a little more breathing space

Today the General Data Protection Regulation came into effect in the Netherlands. Although a fairly large number of freelancers have not yet finished their GDPR process. Cause for panic? Not yet! Minister Dekker has promised that the self-employed in the Netherlands will not immediately be tackled harshly by the Dutch Data Protection Authority. So it […]

GDPR Privacy

The 7 stages of GDPR grief

An article by VentureBeat gives a nice analogy of the different stages in which companies find themselves with regard to the implementation of the GDPR (here in the Netherlands referred to as the GDPR). It also applies here that quite a few companies are still not aware of harm, and are therefore still in the […]

Personal data Privacy

Watch your applications!

We have many applications to share messages and data within your organization. This usually concerns free software for storing or sending information online. Good examples are WhatsApp, Dropbox and Skype. It is important to consider where all this information actually goes because of the GDPR. If you provide data to these authorities by means of […]

GDPR Personal data Privacy

What about web shops and the GDPR?

The GDPR is in full swing! We’ve already talked about how you can make your company GDPR compliant by applying technical and organizational measures in previous blog posts. Are you still unsure about the best way to approach this? Then request a AVG Advice process from Data Privacy Partners! But what about web shops? Most […]