that they’ve been in dialogue with the ICO and take their data protection compliance duties and responsibilities very seriously.
Also that goal for the trial is partially is to help inform a Common International Standard for health screening at all global airports.
They won’t provide any info, refer to their website and advise they continue to operate within the regulations and in consultation with the regulator.
On the 1st May, John Holland-Kaye, CEO Heathrow Airport said on BBC Breakfast news that "Social distancing can’t work .. that’s why we need to have a way of ensuring that only people who are very low risk are allowed into the airport "
Heathrow Airport has been running trials of body temperature scanning and working with PHE on a triage system.
I emailed the data protection office to ask a range of questions - accuracy of the tech, has a DPIA been done .. they refuse to answer and simply say
And then there’s that ‘opt out of data uses that do not require consent’ that takes you to an ad industry page. Unbelievable & isn compliant with the law.
Dear @iomnewspapers I’m glad trust is important to you but your cookie notice / practice isn’t especially trustworthy. Does anyone at the newspaper really believe that notice communicates the #DataVampires behind that notice? ‘Learn more’ is more of a #DarkPattern .. it’s infested with DataVampires
Then there’s that ‘consent is not always required’ & so I might be ‘opted in’ via legitimate interests. What the heck?
The NHS Test and Trace Privacy Notice has been changed for the 2nd time since the launch of Test and Trace on the 28 May 2020. The notice is now Version 00.05 (it began as Version 00.03 dated 4 March 2020)
Evidence has started emerging that the Home Office's monitoring of some asylum seeker's payments has led them to suspend their support if they think the asylum seekers purchasing habits are ‘suspicious’
But, the measures may have been withdrawn https://twitter.com/carlopiltz/status/1241848217416982528?s=21
“German newspaper FAZ reports the German government plans to adapt the infection protection law next week. Among other things, tracking of contact persons with connection data of mobile phones shall be possible. Telecoms providers shall be obliged to hand over location data”
Via @CarloPiltz on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/activity:6647101895812886529
UK Gov. Open call for evidence - Online advertising https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/online-advertising-call-for-evidence/online-advertising-call-for-evidence
#DataProtectionDay marks the anniversary of the opening for signature of Convention 108 (on 28 January 1981), the global convention on data protection, which has recently been modernised (#Convention108+) https://www.coe.int/en/web/data-protection/-/data-protection-day-2020
European Court of Human Rights to decide on complaint against ban on anonymous prepaid mobile phone cards https://www.patrick-breyer.de/?p=590380&lang=en
While a useful resource it is important to check individual fines with the DPA. For example, while the site shows fines by the U.K. ICO against Marriot & BA, the fines have not yet been imposed. See also https://www.mishcon.com/news/ico-agrees-delay-over-gdpr-fines-with-both-ba-and-marriott
I was asked to help conduct this research & write a report on 'Privacy in the EU and US: Consumer experiences across three global platforms' reviewing Amazon, Netflix & Spotify. It's only scratched the surface https://eu.boell.org/en/2019/12/11/privacy-eu-and-us-consumer-experiences-across-three-global-platforms I've mainly used Twitter to comment on it https://twitter.com/PrivacyMatters/status/1205221211350933507?s=20 but intend to use Mastodon more
Privacy shouldn’t be an advanced setting. It’s should be the default setting.
A useful resource. GDPR Enforcement Tracker - list of GDPR fines https://www.enforcementtracker.com/?utm_content=109611822&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&hss_channel=tw-1120660083246075904
The language of normalising surveillance "we want to give you the best possible experience to ensure that you enjoy our service today, tomorrow, and in the future. To do this we need to understand your listening habits so we can deliver an exceptional and personalized service specifically for you." However, ⬇️
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