The ethics of privacy

Privacy is a fundamental human right recognized in the UN Declaration of Human Rights, the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and in many other international and regional treaties. Privacy underpins human dignity and other key values such as freedom of association and freedom of speech. It has become one of the most important … Continue reading The ethics of privacy

Bring the forces back!

We have spoken a lot about WFH. But what about “return to office”. Here are some tips for a seamless return from a privacy perspective. Firstly – be careful with sensitive data. If you are processing test results , these are health data, and hence they are sensitive data. You need an Article 9 condition. … Continue reading Bring the forces back!

Work from home safely. Get cybersecurity cement.

Since March we have seen an increase in cyber incidents relating to the current pandemic. During this period reports suggest not necessarily an increase in cybercrime but instead s a visible increase in the use of Covid19 for tricking unsuspecting victims. In other words, no new crimes, but old crimes using new tricks. Phishing, malicious … Continue reading Work from home safely. Get cybersecurity cement.

Accountability. Implications for a Controller using CCTV.

But what is a controller I hear you ask?! Once again we return to the “purpose and means (essential elements) of processing”. Not trying to get boring about it but this is where the magic happens! We have some interesting and challenging situations to consider. We need to always come back to who is the … Continue reading Accountability. Implications for a Controller using CCTV.