In a year when everyone is being urged to wear face masks, there are still those in Switzerland who think wearing some kinds of face masks should be banned. AFP reports, here.
From DataGuidance.com: The Personal Information Protection Committee (‘PIPC’) issued, on 14 January 2021, a public notice setting out the fines to seven companies for violations under the Personal Information Protection Act 2011 as amended in 2020 (‘PIPA’) and the Act on Promotion of Information and Communications Network Utilization and Information [Read More…]
Casey Tonkin reports: Woolworths gave data about customers who use its Everyday Rewards scheme to NSW Health in order to assist contact tracers. At the outbreak of the recent Berala cluster linked to a BWS in Sydney’s west, Woolworths analysed information from its Everyday Rewards loyalty scheme to find customers who visited [Read More…]
From DLA Piper: This year has been extraordinary in many different ways. The third annual DLA Piper GDPR fines and data breach survey which we launched today reflects how the current circumstances have affected the privacy landscape across the 31 European countries surveyed. The report includes key GDPR metrics compiled [Read More…]