GDPR Transfer of Data Outside EU. Recommendations Following the CJEU’s decision C-311/18 (Schrems II)

The EDPB (European Data Protection Board) brings new light upon the recent decision of the CJEU, named C-311/18 Schrems II. It clarifies the GDPR (The General Data Protection Regulation) transfer of data outside EU, and continues to validate the standard contractual clauses. The CJEU (The Court of Justice of the European Union) emphasizes once again […]

Vodafone Italy Fined with over €12 million for Violating the GDPR Through Abusive Telemarketing

Vodafone Italy has been fined more than €12 million for illegally processing users’ personal data for commercial purposes. As EDPB (European Data Protection Board) specifies in their report on this case, hundreds of complaints have been sent to the Italian Garante following the marketing calls made by Vodafone to its users. The Italian authority demonstrated […]

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, […]