Bulk data is sometimes stored longer then needed by AIVD and MIVD

A report by the Committee of Supervision of the Intelligence and Security Services shows that bulk data sets collected according to the ISS Act 2017 have sometimes been fully (or largely) incorrectly declared ‘relevant’ so that they can be kept for longer than eighteen months. “.

Bulk datasets are datasets of which the majority of the data relates to organizations and/or individuals who are not and will never be the subject of investigation by the services. The collection and processing of bulk data sets must therefore be accompanied by strong safeguards to protect the fundamental rights of citizens.

Read the report here: 2020/09/22 / index