Polish DPA isseus a fine for obstructing the exercise of the right to withdraw consent to the processing of personal data.

The President of the Personal Data Protection Office imposed an administrative fine of over PLN 201,000 for, inter alia, obstructing the exercise of the right to withdraw consent to the processing of personal data.

Canada’s access to information and privacy guardians urge governments to modernize legislation to better protect Canadians

Information and Privacy Ombudspersons and Commissioners from across Canada are urging their governments to modernize access to information and privacy laws.

ICO on the use of data in political campaigning

The Uk Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has sent a letter to the UK political parties, to remind them to comply with data protection laws ahead of the General Election set for December 12.

Find the letter here

The DPA of Berlin imposes a fine of 14.5 Million Euros for GDPR violations

The Berlin Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information (Berlin DPA) has fined the real estate company Deutsche Wohnen SE for violation of personal data rights of tenants of its properties, as the company retained their data for a substantial period of time violating deletion obligations.

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Facebook software developer ecosystem under pressure

Facebook disclosed that as many as 100 software developers may have improperly accessed user data, including the names and profile pictures of people in specific groups on the social network.

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