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For questions about the legal obligations of protecting data (personal or otherwise) and the consequences of failing to do so.

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Can a company be defined as the Data Controller?

In our company training on Data Protection this statement is made A data controller is the person (legal or natural) who decides on the purpose for which data is to be collected, held or ...
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According to GDPR Article 30, do I maintain a continuous record or just a one-off?

Article 30 of the GDPR seems ambiguous to me, and I'd like some clarification. See: It states that a data controller ...shall maintain a record of ...
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GDPR - Offshoring

We work for consulting company in India, call it Z. Z has a partnership with a European cards & transactions processing company Y. So the Indian consulting company Z does offshore production ...
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What counts as personal data under GDPR?

As a developer of software intended for use by EU citizens, I am committed to complying with the personal data requirements of the forthcoming legislation (EU Regulation 2016/679). There is a ...
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Will the GDPR apply to small hobby clubs?

When it comes into force, how will the General Data Protection Regulation affect small hobbyist organisations? Will it apply to, for example, student societies that are holding lists of email ...
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What constitutes PII w.r.t. DPA \ EU legislations?

I have the following data items: Name Office Department Parking space number I'm using What is personal data? – A quick reference guide to figure out what out of these items would be regarded as PII....
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Cloud providers and proprietary data

I have read the terms and conditions of my cloud service and they "reserve the right to monitor abusive or offensive usage", but I would like to know if they can spy on my proprietary data and use or ...
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Is it legal for Grammarly to read, share and store forever all my emails?

I have just noticed the following paragraph in Grammarly Terms and Conditions. By uploading or entering any User Content, you give Grammarly (and those it works with) a nonexclusive, worldwide, ...
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Resellers under GDPR - disclosure of data processors or countries of data storage?

A significant number of web-design and I.T. consultancy companies typically re-sell third party services related to their own as part of their product/service portfolio, to give a few examples, ...
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Legality of secretly micro-chipping coins?

In the UK, we are less than a week away from the new £1 coin coming into circulation, which has been billed as 'the most high-tech coin in the world'. In an effort to reduce counterfeit, they have ...
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