UBER Sued After Several Employees Were Fired Through ‘Robo-Firing’ Algorithm

Uber continues to violate the fundamental rights of its employees. In 2019 four drivers from the United Kingdom, accused the taxi company for not providing them with the data requested, although GDPR (The General Data Protection Regulation) offers individuals the right to access personal data held by companies, which are obliged to respond to this […]

The UK’s Department for Education Does Not Comply With GDPR Data Protection Rules

DefendDigitalMe and Liberty, the campaign groups, have notified the ICO (The Information Commissioner’s Office) regarding DfE’s (Department for Education) data protection practices as being unsafe.  The ICO began a more thorough investigation in November 2019 and it was indeed discovered that data protection did not meet the GDPR’s (The General Protection Regulation) requirements, and an audit was undertaken […]

Swedish Giant H&M Fined With Over €30 Million By GDRP For Unlawfully Storing And Collecting Personal Data Of Their Employees

The Swedish clothing company H&M (Hennes & Mauritz) has been fined €35.5 million by the German Data Protection Authority on the 1st of October 2020, after a data leak from a service center from Nuremberg Germany, which revealed the illegal collection of personal data of the employees by the managers. The monitoring activity targeted several […]