Category Archives: Privacy & identity

Telemarketing: the “new” Public Opposition Register makes easier to block it

Telephone marketing, for being highly privacy-intrusive for consumers, keeps being object of the Italian Data Protection Authority’s particular attention who included it in the new inspective plan of the first semester of 2018, approved in February. The Controlling Authority is receiving an increasing number of warnings from data subjects complaining an unwanted processing of their […]

No to Spam in the professionals’ Certified electronic mail

The Italian supervisory authority prevented a society and a related association from sending promotional emails to professionals without their consent, using their certified electronic mail address. From the exams – ordered by the authority after several highlightings and performed with the help of the Privacy Special Body of the Italian Financial Guard -, it came […]

Another step forward toward Privacy adjustment

On May 21, 2018 the Decree law containing the rules of adjustment to the EU Regulation on privacy 2016/679 has been approved. There isn’t any certainty about the final text of the Decree that will be published on as soon possible. The 25th of May is very close and there are a lot of […]

The evaluation of the legitimate interest of personal data processing in light of the 2018 Italian Budget Law

A few months before the direct applicability of the EU Regulation 2016/679 on personal data protection, scheduled on May 25, 2018,  the Italian Parliament adopted a number of interesting provisions on privacy, included in the paragraphs from 1020 to 1025 of article 1, 2018 Italian Budget Law (law no. 205/2017), which entered into force on […]