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The impact of sharenting on children’s privacy

In today’s digital age, the rapid growth of social media platforms and the widespread sharing of personal information have given rise to a new phenomenon known as “sharenting.” Sharenting refers to the tendency of parents to extensively share information about their children online. This emerging trend has raised concerns about the long-term impact on children’s privacy. Is it worth destroying your children’s future because of your ego?

Dataskydd firar 50 år i Sverige

En debatt och diskussion blossar upp, ledd av politikern och folkpartisten Kerstin Anér, och det leder till att Sverige som första land i världen inför en nationell Datalag 1973. Samtidigt inrättas också en myndighet som ska sköta tillsynen av Datalagen och den döps till Datainspektionen (heter numera Integritetsskyddsmyndigheten, IMY).

What are your rights under GDPR

When a cookie banner pops up, you probably accept the terms and continue with your scrolling. You’re not the first or the last, but if you stop for a second and think about it: do you know what happens with your personal data after you click on “allow cookies”? 

The 5 biggest fines related to GDPR

Since its implementation in March 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation has forced the Data Protection Commissions of European countries to impose numerous fines. In the spotlight, we have the GAFAMs (Google, Apple, Facebook, Apple and Microsoft) that have been awarded astronomical sums for violating one or more rules of the GDPR in the European Union.

Consent based marketing: a guarantee of compliance

In a statement released on 4 January 2023 by the Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC), which acts on behalf of the European Union, it is announced that a fine of €390 million has been imposed on the Meta Group (Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp). The cause? The failure to comply with the transparency obligations of the GDPR.

9 steps to become GDPR compliant

Since the General Data Protection Regulation came into force in 2018 by the EU, businesses and organisations have the duty to summarize all the personal data they collect in a record of processing activities. Indeed, this obligation is one of the 9 steps to compliance with the GDPR, which are:

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