Dutch Data Protection Authority Privacy

Dutch DPA: The Netherlands is concerned about privacy

94% of the respondents indicate in the AP survey that they are concerned about the protection of their personal data. 32% of them are (very) very concerned. Only 6% are not worried at all. People especially fear misuse of (a copy of) their ID. And they are concerned about data they leave behind in their online search behavior and data about where they are via the Wi-Fi signal of their mobile phone. Web stores stand out as the type of organizations where people are most concerned about the processing of their personal data. The concerns are mainly motivated by fear that data will fall into the wrong hands. Only 12% say they have ever made use of a privacy right. People don’t know how to do that, think it’s hassle or not important enough. When asked what people do when their rights are violated, 62% said they first contact the organizations, 59% of those surveyed say they file a complaint with the AP.

Read more about this subject at:https://www.autoriteitpersoonsgegevens.nl/nl/nieuws/nederland-maakt-zich-zorgen-over-privacy