GDPR

The Police Data Protection Directive (PDPD)

DIRECTIVE (EU) 2016/680 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data by competent authorities for the purposes of the prevention, investigation, detection or prosecution of criminal offences or the execution of criminal penalties, and on the free …

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Data retention under GDPR

Both the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the UK’s Data Protection Act 2018 brought in stricter requirements regarding how long personal data may be retained. Organisations have now a duty to be more considered and disciplined in their retention of individuals’ personal data. The contemporary data protection law emphasis on “data minimisation” (both …

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Data Protection World Forum

Data Protection World Forum, 20th and 21st November 2018, Excel London “Data protection starts at the top, it’s imperative that those who are leading the organisation instil a positive data culture throughout the business. Those who don’t, risk falling foul to regulations and may damage the reputation they’ve worked so hard to build.” (DPWF, 2018)

The GDPR beyond Privacy: Data-Driven Challenges for Social Scientists, Legislators and Policy-Makers

By Margherita Vestoso Abstract: While securing personal data from privacy violations, the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) explicitly challenges policymakers to exploit evidence from social data-mining in order to build better policies. Against this backdrop, two issues become relevant: the impact of Big Data on social research, and the potential intersection between social data mining, …

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