Happy Birthday 2 years on with GDPR!

In celebration for GDPR 2 years on, I thought to repost some blogposts from June 2018. However, when looking I realised that they were a few and the theme was strong on how our personal data is public in Sweden and the use of utgivningsbevis to keep this status quo. So, I ended writing an … Continue reading Happy Birthday 2 years on with GDPR!

Data brokers and data subject rights

Well I've been working hands-on with data subject rights for almost two years now and an area which is still grey, is when it comes to data brokers. If the data broker has scraped public sites for personal data is one aspect. Personal data has been shared by you and I in LinkedIn, Facebook, etc., … Continue reading Data brokers and data subject rights

Sweden is going to have fun with the new Data Protection Regulation

There's starting to be a bit of a flurry here in Sweden with the upcoming new Regulation. One of the communications I received last week was concerning the fact that here in Sweden our personal data, including our ID is considered public information. This will not be the case once the Regulation comes into effect. … Continue reading Sweden is going to have fun with the new Data Protection Regulation

Ratsit is so kind as to remove sensitve data from public eyes

I am being continually amazed by the lack of respect there is here in Sweden for personal data. I have written so much on this subject already. However I came across this article a couple of weeks ago concerning Ratsit (who are one of those companies that have an 'utgivningsbevis' which means they can use … Continue reading Ratsit is so kind as to remove sensitve data from public eyes

Surprise! 10 more years of PII exposure in Sweden….

It seems that many of the utgivningsbevis that were granted in 2004 are due to expire this year in 2014, and in 2014 it is still legal in Sweden for those holding this exemption certificate can share your personal information, if you are a Swedish resident, or/and Swedish citizen....here is information on this. So how many … Continue reading Surprise! 10 more years of PII exposure in Sweden….