Category Archives: Privacy & identity

Data protection: the “tolerance” period for sanctions is over

Last September 2018, the authorities of the Global Privacy Enforcement Network (GPEN) carried out a survey (SWEEP-2018) to evaluate compliance with the principle of accountability introduced in Europe with the General Regulations for the Protection of Personal Data. The Italian Data Protection Authority decided to verify the observance of the principle of accountability by the […]

New dispositions concerning the registration and functioning of the Opposition Registry

The D.P.R 149/2018 became effective on 3rd February 2019, “Regulation amending Presidential Decree 178 of 7th September 2010, concerning the Opposition Registry, regarding the use of paper mail”. The Legislator examined the Opposition Register with the enactment of Law no. 5 dated 11 January 2018, “New provisions on the registration and operation of the Opposition […]

Digital inheritance and the matter of the account

Some social networks provide some technical solution to the matter. Facebook and Google, for instance, insert the chance to choose a person, or more in the case of Google, to which the user can entrust the management of his/her account after his/her death. Facebook gives this possibility only in case of death, whereas Google extends […]

European Privacy Day: latest news

Today – January 29, 2019 – is the European Day for the Protection of Personal Data established in 2007 by the Council of Europe with the support of the European Commission and all European Privacy Authorities. The occasion allows to take stock of the latest news after the entry into force of the European Regulation […]