Data protection / Intelligence and security agencies / Law enforcement / Privacy policies

New UK Decisions on the Data Protection Implications of Information Sharing with Law Enforcement

Compliance with governmental requests for information raise a minefield of different laws, but data protection/privacy rights hold special pitfalls Determining when the sharing of personal data is legal can be a complicated exercise. Yet, the impetus for governmental agencies to collect and share more and more information is at an unprecedented high. In the EU, … Continue reading

Data protection / facebook / Privacy / Privacy policies

Facebook needs to re-revise its privacy policy says recent Belgian report.

On January 30th 2015, Facebook revised its Data Use Policy (DUP) and Terms of Services. At the request of the Belgian Privacy Commission, ICRI/CIR (KU Leuven) and iMinds-SMIT (Vrije Universiteit Brussel) have conducted an extensive analysis of the revisions. So what does the current version of their report (dated 23rd February 2015) find? Emma Cradock, … Continue reading