The CNIL’s controls in 2018 will follow the same lines as before, with investigations based on complaints and reports sent to the CNIL, verifications carried out following closures, formal notices or sanctions, missions carried out on the basis of current topics and the annual program of controls on the specific themes selected. For 2018, it…Read more
02/07/2018 CNIL- Formal notice against the Institute of informatic and commercial techniques- CCTV: The constant surveillance of employees or students is excluded.
Is excessive any systems that constantly monitors employees or students, that is to say, to film both access to the establishment, the traffic and the places of life during business hours of the establishment, except in exceptional circumstances. The obligation of information of the filmed person can be filled by mentioning it in the general…Read more
Click here to read the article “Know your audience: the importance of the relevant public when determining distinctiveness” written by Mélanie Villanova and Marianna Kull published in the World Trademark Review.Read more
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After 8 years of work and inspired by the 1995 European Directive, the 1st Brazilian law on the protection of personal data (LGPD) will come into force. It creates and standardizes a comprehensive system of protection with 10 legal bases to justify the processing of personal data (including consent), enhanced protection for so-called sensitive data…Read more
The pitfalls quite easy to avoid and yet most often encountered concerning the security of the web sites are in particular: an authentication by a password too flexible, the absence of authentication rules to an account (the only incremental URL enough to access), the lack of encrypted data, the indexing of data in a search…Read more
28/06/2018 CEDH- When convicted criminals more than 20 years ago are denied anonymity in the media à The right to be forgotten is not absolute.
In order to identify whether the right to be forgotten has to be implemented, a balance must be struck between respect of privacy and public’s freedom of expression and information.Read more
Facts: Notification sent to the CNIL, which carries out an online check and warns the ADEF of a personal data breach (modification of the path of the URL displayed in the browser allowed access to documents registered by other applicants: taxi notices, passports, identity cards, residence permits, pay slips, CAF payment certificates, NIR, IBAN, etc….Read more
Update of certain provisions regarding the Data Protection Regulation, exercise of the national maneuvers foreseen in the Data Protection Regulation (eg age of numerical majority) and transposition of the Directive 2016/680 “Police Justice”. According to the CNIL, an order for a complete rewriting of the law “Data processing and liberty” is planned within a period…Read more
A minor may consent to the processing of his personal data from the age of fifteen. Before this age, additional parental consent is required. 5Ar. 20 Law No 2018-493 of June 20, 2018, on the protection of personal data).Read more