In January 2020, a new data privacy startup, Mine, made headlines when it received $3 million in seed funds. Mine is an inevitable product of new data privacy laws that have been passed in Europe and California. The start-up based in Tel Aviv helps users identify all the companies that hold their personal data.
As 2020 begins, Congress continues on a path toward providing consumers with greater protections for their data, lawmakers have exhibited a rare willingness to work toward consensus on the issue.
Data Protection Conference in Tirana Forecasts an International Focus in 2020 on Converging Privacy Laws and Accountability
Last fall, the International Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners’ Conference convened in Tirana, Albania. Achieved Compliance once again participated in this annual meeting, which brings together regulators, experts, advocates and practitioners from around the globe.
On September 9, 2019, the Dutch Data Protection Authority (Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens, the Dutch DPA) published a report on privacy complaints it received between January 2019 and June 2019.
Subject Access Requests (SARs) under the GDPR Now is the time to tighten up your identity verification methods. Without tight verification methods, you open yourself up to GDPR regulators and you put your customers at risk of being a victim of fraud. Individuals Can Request Access to Their Personal Data Article 15 of the GDPR gives individuals a “right of access” to their personal data, under which they can request specifics about the personal data a business holds about them, or the organization’s purpose for processing the data, the categories of personal data held, who has access to the data, whether or not it will be transferred outside of…