Tag: Privacy

  • Meta Fined Record $1.3 Billion by EU Regulators for Data Transfer Violations

    Meta Fined Record $1.3 Billion by EU Regulators for Data Transfer Violations

    Meta, formerly known as Facebook, has been slapped with a historic fine of 1.2 billion euros ($1.3 billion) by European privacy regulators due to violations related to the transfer of European Union user data to the United States. The decision comes as a result of a case brought forward by Austrian privacy campaigner Max Schrems,…

  • The GDPR: What is the General Data Protection Regulation

    The GDPR: What is the General Data Protection Regulation

    The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a regulation in EU law on data protection and privacy that aims to enhance individuals’ control and rights over their personal data and to simplify the regulatory environment for international companies.  What is the GDPR all about The GDPR governs the privacy of personal data. This includes…

  • GDPR Privacy Training: Ensuring Your Employees Are Up to Speed on Data Protection

    GDPR Privacy Training: Ensuring Your Employees Are Up to Speed on Data Protection

    Understanding GDPR and its Importance The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a regulation that was implemented by the European Union (EU) in May 2018. The regulation was designed to protect the personal data and privacy of individuals within the EU, and it affects any organization that processes personal data. GDPR has become increasingly important…

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