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Applying for a job and being confronted with your medical history ...

Applying for a job and being confronted with your medical history …

Last Friday I had a job interview via video calling. It concerned the position of account manager. It was already about the second meeting and I am very enthusiastic. Or maybe I should say: I was very enthusiastic. Not quite sure yet … Read more about this article here: https://autoriteitpersoonsgegevens.nl/nl/over-privacy/privacyverhalen/eric-39-werd-tijdens-een-sollicitatiegesprek-geconfronteerd-met-zijn-medisch-verleden?pk_campaign=privacyverhalen_20210212&pk_keyword=sollicitatie_lin

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Can a smart doorbell be privacy friendly?

Can a smart doorbell be privacy friendly?

Half a million Dutch people already have a smart doorbell that often stores personal data in the cloud. Who has access to it? What are the security measures? How long and where is the data stored? Which data? Who is this information shared with? Are automated decisions taking place? Read more about this article here: […]

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The intelligence agency under magnifying glass at Dutch Data Protection Authority

The intelligence agency under magnifying glass at Dutch Data Protection Authority

The Intelligence Agency was set up by the Ministry of Social Affairs to assist municipalities in assessing applications for benefits and transmitting “signals” of possible fraud, based on large-scale processing of data from citizens. The Dutch Data Protection Authority fears that citizens may again become victims of unlawful and non-transparent government actions and asks the […]

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Digital corona passport a good idea?

Digital corona passport a good idea?

The idea of global vaccination and health data being stored in centralized systems has many privacy experts freaking out. As the first vaccines against COVID-19 roll out, governments and institutions across the world are scrambling to figure out how to provide proof that someone has been vaccinated. Paper certificates, PDFs, wristbands and mobile apps have […]