10th May 2017
Privacy International welcomes the willingness of the UK government to implement the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which provides stronger standards of protection of personal data to those contained in the EU Directive 1995, whose provisions were implemented in the Data Protection Act 1998. Improved rights and enforcement measures will generate greater trust and therefore greater engagement in the digital environment, which will in turn benefit the economy. This briefing…
19th December 2017
Privacy International's comments to the Article 29 Working Party Guidelines on automated individual decision-making and profiling are here.
7th November 2017
Privacy International has responded to the European Commission’s consultation on the interoperability of EU information systems for borders and security. The Commission is currently looking at ways in which various border control and policing EU databases and IT systems can be connected to share and exchange more data. The plans raise a number of concerns as highlighted by Privacy International in our response. These relate to significant potential harms associated with collection, retention…