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This tag is for questions about information concerning a specific person. It includes privacy issues, access issues, and security issues.

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Under the GDPR in Germany, is a privacy-policy required when not tracking any personal data whatsoever

I have a small static personal website, where I publish some technical articles and my personal CV. Do I need to include a privacy-policy if: There are no (third- or first party) tracking services ...
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What happens if someone dies without a trace?

So normally the police or hospital is called and people get a death certificate. If someone disappears with no report, what happens? Is a death certificate ever issued?
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Twitter has no "delete account" button - no mention of data deletion after 30 days of account deactivation - GDPR and European law enforcement

I want to delete my Twitter account. I believe Article 17(1)(a) of GDPR compels Twitter to give me the option to do that. But Twitter has no "delete account" button. There is only a "...
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Is there a way to determine if an email address is personal information?

The GDPR defines personal data as: Personal data is information that relates to an identified or identifiable individual. My understanding is that this means that [email protected] is ...
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Why are websites like voter's records legal?

How is it possible that can operate without any problems? They reveal your personal information without your direct consent. Basically, you can find the address of anyone who ...
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What charges does one risk if they share personal pictures without permission?

This question was inspired by something I read on another Stack Exchange website. Basically, Mr. Johnson works at a small company Good Company. His responsibility is to manage and organise the ...
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GDPR and Certification Check

Based in UK. I manage a certification website that allows users to register an account and complete a course, before doing so they explicitly agree to the website's privacy policy and GDPR. The ...
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