Category Archives: Brevetti e invenzioni

First indication of the Italian Data Protection Authority (Garante Privacy) on how to choose the DPO: specific competences are required, not formal certificates


Public administration, as well as private subjects, should carefully choose a Data protection officer (DPO) verifying the presence of specific competences and experiences. Formal certificates attesting the possession of the knowledge or the membership to professional registers are not required. These are some of the indications furnished by the Italian Data Protection Authority in response […]

Security or Privacy: Apple vs US Goverment

On 2 December 2015 there was a tragic massacre in St. Bernardino. In addition to the 14 innocent victims one of two assassins has also lost his life, whose iPhone 5c has remained on the ground, blocked with  access credentials set. The FBI, in order to be able to access the data present on the […]

Loans, online quotes: respect for consumers in difficulty

The companies that offer quotes online for access to credit must comply with the rules on personal data protection and can not “exploit” for marketing the weakness of consumers in the delicate moment of the search for possible sources of funding (loans personal, non-consumer loans, debt consolidation). It is the principle that emerges from a […]

No to tele-cameras in company changing rooms

A company will not be able to install tele-cameras inside the employers’ changing rooms. This has been confirmed by the Privacy Guarantor, who has rejected the request of a company to activate a video-surveillance system that would have violated the legitimate expectation of privacy and the workers’ dignity. The engineering company has claimed that it […]

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