Neowin News Feed for: Gdpr Neowin News Feed for: Gdpr en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Save 97% off the All-in-One Microsoft, Cybersecurity & Python Exam Prep Training Bundle <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Equip yourself with the skills of an in-demand tech professional with 6 prep courses on Python, ITIL, CompTIA Cybersecurity, and GDPR certification exams with this discounted all-in-one bundle. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Neowin Deals) Sat, 23 Oct 2021 14:00:01 +0000 Ireland fines WhatsApp €225 million over violations of GDPR <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Ireland&#039;s Data Protection Commission has issued a €225 million fine to WhatsApp for violating GDPR rules. The DPC also said that WhatsApp will have to change its processes to align with GDPR. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Thu, 02 Sep 2021 14:10:01 +0000 TikTok fined a whopping €750,000 for "violating children's privacy" <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>TikTok has been fined a huge sum of money by the Dutch DPA, a sum total of €750,000, for not appropriately communicating its app&#039;s data privacy and usage policy, in accordance with the EU&#039;s GDPR. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sayan Sen) Thu, 22 Jul 2021 16:16:02 +0000 Twitter slapped with €450,000 fine over a data breach in Ireland <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Twitter has been fined €450,000 in Ireland for failing to notify privacy regulators of a data breach in 2019 and for lack of proper documentation as required by the European Union&#039;s GDPR. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Jay Bonggolto) Tue, 15 Dec 2020 11:58:02 +0000 Save over $6,400 off this Complete InfoSec & Business Continuity Bundle <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>With today&#039;s highlighted deal, you can grab this price dropped ultimate eLearning package with 22 courses on IT industry-standard certifications — CompTIA, SSCP, CFR, CISM, and more! <a href="">Read more...</a> (News Staff) Mon, 16 Nov 2020 08:44:01 +0000 Microsoft urges organizations to ensure data privacy instead of relying on state legislature <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has encouraged organizations to rebuild trust with customers by ensuring data privacy themselves rather than solely relying on state legislature in the path to economic recovery. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Sat, 17 Oct 2020 06:38:01 +0000 Global Privacy Control is a new initiative to help people enforce their rights <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Several organisations and individuals have announced Global Privacy Control. It&#039;s hoped GPC will become an open standard that lets people enforce their rights under privacy laws like CCPA and GDPR. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Wed, 07 Oct 2020 18:54:01 +0000 Microsoft's updated Online Services Terms are now available to all commercial customers <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The updated contract provisions that were announced in November have been rolled out in the commercial sector, and their usage will be monitored by Microsoft over the coming months. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Hamza Jawad ) Wed, 08 Jan 2020 16:08:01 +0000 Twitter launches privacy center to make its data protection work more transparent <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Twitter launched today its Twitter Privacy Center, where the company will be sharing related initiatives, announcements, new privacy products, and communications for security incidents. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Jay Bonggolto) Mon, 02 Dec 2019 22:16:01 +0000 Google suspends voice recording transcriptions amid German data regulators' probe <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google has agreed to halt its voice recording transcriptions in EU for three months, starting on August 1, as Germany&#039;s data privacy regulators are conducting an investigation into such activities. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Jay Bonggolto) Thu, 01 Aug 2019 20:12:01 +0000 CJEU says websites using Facebook Like buttons liable for data <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled that website operators are liable for user data if they opt to use Facebook Like buttons on their website to facilitate Facebook data collection. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Mon, 29 Jul 2019 14:44:01 +0000 Opera Touch now has an option to remove cookie notifications <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Opera has announced a new update for its mobile-oriented Opera Touch browser. In this update, Android and iOS users receive a cookie dialog blocker which should make the web less cumbersome. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Fri, 22 Feb 2019 16:02:01 +0000 Microsoft 365 gets new compliance center and more to adhere to upcoming privacy regulations <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has announced that several new features will be coming to Microsoft 365 in preparation for looming regulations. These include a new compliance center, improved data governance, and more. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Hamza Jawad ) Wed, 30 Jan 2019 09:04:01 +0000 Google fined $57m for GDPR violations, the largest so far <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>French regulators said Google obscured privacy settings and the fine is &quot;justified by the severity of the infringements observed.&quot; Google said it&#039;s reviewing options and committed to GDPR compliance. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Mark Schieldrop) Mon, 21 Jan 2019 17:58:01 +0000 Apple expands data and privacy control portal to the U.S. and other non-EU countries <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The privacy tool, previously available in the European Union, now allows Apple users in several countries to see, download, or remove the data the tech giant has collected about them. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Jay Bonggolto) Wed, 17 Oct 2018 18:16:01 +0000 Facebook could face $1.63 billion fine from the EU due to last week's security breach <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Following last week&#039;s discovery of a security flaw that may have impacted as many as 50 million users, Facebook could end up paying a hefty fine under the EU&#039;s new General Data Protection Regulation. <a href="">Read more...</a> (João Carrasqueira) Mon, 01 Oct 2018 14:10:01 +0000 Russian watchdog considers unblocking Telegram in the country <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Russian regulator, Roskomnadzor, has announced that it is willing to reconsider the block against Telegram in Russia, but only if Telegram meets its terms. Telegram seems unlikely to comply. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Tue, 28 Aug 2018 13:10:01 +0000 New survey suggests 28% of organisations don't feel ready for GDPR <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A new survey from security-body Imperva has revealed that many organisations aren&#039;t still aren&#039;t GDPR-compliant. In addition, more than half have received data requests allowed under GDPR. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Wed, 22 Aug 2018 13:40:02 +0000 Instapaper comes back to the EU, relaunches Premium <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Instapaper today announced that, as a result of becoming an independent company again, it will have to start charging for premium features on it service. It&#039;s also coming back to European countries. <a href="">Read more...</a> (João Carrasqueira) Tue, 07 Aug 2018 22:06:01 +0000 Facebook unveils new tie-ups to help SMBs and developers bake privacy into their services <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Facebook announced that it has partnered with TeachPrivacy to help small businesses build privacy-oriented services. It also teamed up with HackerOne to educate mobile startup developers on privacy. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Jay Bonggolto) Tue, 19 Jun 2018 13:24:01 +0000 Microsoft Weekly: Players steady, updates heavy, misc things ready <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Another week, another round of news from Microsoft&#039;s campus up in Redmond. Gaming was heavily emphasized once more, but updates to various other products weren&#039;t absent either. Catch up below. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Florin Bodnarescu ) Sun, 27 May 2018 11:22:01 +0000 Facebook to apply GDPR privacy policies worldwide after all <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Facebook users globally will be informed how their data is used for targeted ads and what the social networking site does to its facial recognition system as part of the company&#039;s GDPR preparation. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Jay Bonggolto) Thu, 24 May 2018 18:54:01 +0000 Microsoft to exercise GDPR policies not just in Europe, but worldwide <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has said that in addition to adhering to the guidelines and rules set by the European Union&#039;s GDPR act in the continent, it will also enforce them for all users around the globe. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sharath Ravishankar) Thu, 24 May 2018 15:26:01 +0000 Apple launches new Data and Privacy website ready for GDPR <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Apple has launched its new Data and Privacy website in order to get in-line with the GDPR rules coming into effect on Friday. The site lets you download your account archive and delete your account. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Wed, 23 May 2018 12:18:02 +0000 My Data Request makes requesting your data easy with arrival of GDPR <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>With the EU&#039;s GDPR rules coming into effect on Friday it&#039;s a good time to point out My Data Request, a website which makes it easy to request your data from all the most popular services online. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Sun, 20 May 2018 09:34:01 +0000 WhatsApp to up the minimum legal age for EU users to 16 next month <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Facebook has updated the WhatsApp privacy policy and terms of service in order to comply with the EU&#039;s GDPR. The new policies will come into effect next month, presumably on May 25th. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Wed, 25 Apr 2018 03:44:01 +0000 Twitter announces privacy policy and transparency overhaul <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Twitter has announced its new privacy policy which will come into force on the 25th of May in line with the new GDPR now being enforced by the European Union. Users outside the EU will benefit too. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Tue, 24 Apr 2018 20:08:01 +0000 Facebook rolls out new customer 'privacy experiences' to comply with GDPR <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>In order to comply with GDPR, Facebook is rolling out changes regarding how it handles customer privacy by asking users to make the decision about which data they want to share with the public. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Wed, 18 Apr 2018 15:02:01 +0000 EU GDPR: Employee Awareness Training ($199 value) free video training course <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>This employee awareness training will aid you and your organization in achieving compliance with GDPR. You will learn from an established Data Protection Subject Matter Expert for free. <a href="">Read more...</a> (News Staff) Fri, 13 Apr 2018 17:00:01 +0000 Microsoft introduces new EU GDPR parental consent validations for children's accounts <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>In compliance with the EU GDPR, Microsoft has begun a new parental consent system for accounts held by children. These changes come well ahead of the May 25 deadline imposed by the EU Parliament. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Hamza Jawad ) Wed, 11 Apr 2018 19:42:02 +0000 Microsoft's GDPR Compliance Manager hits general availability <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft today announced the general availability of several previously announced GDPR compliance features, such as Compliance Manager, Compliance Score, and Azure Information Protection scanner. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rich Woods) Thu, 22 Feb 2018 14:00:02 +0000 Tresorit adds File Restore feature, doubles storage for personal accounts <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Swiss-Hungarian encrypted storage provider Tresorit has announced the availability of a File Restore feature, along with doubling the storage of both subscription tiers for personal accounts. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Florin Bodnarescu ) Tue, 20 Feb 2018 18:48:01 +0000 Microsoft announces a GDPR compliance tool <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Today, Microsoft announced Compliance Manager, a &quot;cross-Microsoft Cloud services solution&quot; designed to assist organizations in meeting the obligations of the General Data Protection Regulation. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rich Woods) Thu, 16 Nov 2017 16:00:01 +0000 Updated UI and expanded data control features come to Tresorit's Business plan <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The encryption-focused file storage and sharing service has just announced a series of additions to its Business plan, additions meant to help users with data control, as well as ease of use. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Florin Bodnarescu ) Mon, 14 Aug 2017 15:42:01 +0000 Microsoft says it's "seen a positive reception" to Windows 10 privacy improvements <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Windows 10 users have apparently reacted positively to the latest privacy changes in the OS. According to Microsoft, 71% of users are choosing to send &#039;Full&#039; diagnostics data to the company. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Mon, 07 Aug 2017 15:00:02 +0000 Tech companies could face billions of pounds of fines under new UK law <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The UK Government will publish a &quot;statement of intent&quot; today for the Data Protection Bill which it will put before lawmakers in September following the summer break. It should be law by May 2018. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Mon, 07 Aug 2017 02:28:01 +0000 Wetherspoon deleted its customer email database in possible preparation for GDPR <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Wishing to avoid any potential for fines from the EU, Wetherspoon has deleted email information for all of its customers and will instead communicate with them via social media outlets. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Christopher White) Sat, 01 Jul 2017 01:18:01 +0000 GDPR: What it is, and what it means for you <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>On May 25, 2018, the EU&#039;s General Data Protection Regulation becomes applicable. We take a look at what it is, what it does, and what steps companies are taking in order to comply with it. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Florin Bodnarescu ) Mon, 05 Jun 2017 08:00:01 +0000 Microsoft provides tools and resources to help companies comply with the EU's GDPR <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>With a year left until the EU&#039;s General Data Protection Regulation comes into force, Microsoft has outlined a few of the tools companies can use to track and improve their compliance with the law. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Florin Bodnarescu ) Wed, 24 May 2017 22:22:01 +0000 Microsoft becomes the first cloud provider to offer GDPR contractual commitments publicly <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Redmond software giant has announced it will publicly offer contractual commitments regarding the European Union&#039;s upcoming General Data Protection Regulation, set to arrive in May 2018. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Florin Bodnarescu ) Tue, 18 Apr 2017 07:42:01 +0000