Personal data Current Affairs, GK & News

Joint Declaration on Privacy and the Protection of Personal Data

The European Union along with nine countries which also include India has called for international cooperation with the aim to promote data protection and the standards of privacy. Overview: In a ‘Joint Declaration on Privacy and the Protection of Personal Data: Strengthening trust in the digital environment’ the countries have called for rapid technological developments, ..

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Facebook Sues EU Anti-Trust Regulator for Excessive Data Requests

The US-based social media giant, Facebook, has announced that it is suing the EU Anti-trust regulator for seeking information beyond the realm of necessity, including personal details, for their investigations into the company’s data and marketplace. Background The social media company is under the EU lens and it has been going on since the last ..

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E.U. Law on Data Protection

Personal data is data that relates to an identifiable living individual and includes names, email IDs, ID card numbers, physical and IP addresses. The European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) brings most notable change in the data protection regime. The law, which comes into effect on May 25, has been designed to protect the personal data of ..

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