The European Data Protection Board launches a series of recommendations following the CJEU’s decision C-311/18 (Schrems II)

EDPB (European Data Protection Board) brings new light upon the recent decision of the CJEU (The Court of Justice of the European Union), named C-311/18 Schrems II (after the Austrian activist Max Schrems), which clarifies the transfer of personal data to third countries and continues to validate the standard contractual clauses. The CJEU emphasizes once […]

GDPR Lawsuit Against Oracle and Salesforce

A series of lawsuits have been filed against Salesforce and Oracle, by a non-profit organization named The Privacy Collective and Rebecca Rumbul, privacy campaigner and data protection specialist which claims that the two giant companies illegally processed personal data collected in cookies. The violation is quite serious, the companies are accused of collecting and storing […]

Massive Data Breach By Marriot

Marriot International Inc was recently fined with £18.4 million by ICO (The Information Commissioner’s Office) for violating the GDPR (The General Data Protection) law. Another giant company is failing to comply with the data protection law. Approximately 339 million guests worldwide were affected by a cyber attack which took place in 2014 on Starwood Hotels, […]

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 […]