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Data Protection Bites 3/2020

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 WORLDWIDE HOT TOPICS: INTERNATIONAL DATA PROTECTION UPDATES IN A NUTSHELL

​ITALY

Coronavirus: The measures taken by the Italian government and read-across on privacy matters

The Italian government has adopted the “shared Protocol to regulate measures to tackle and contain the spread of the Covid-19 virus in the workplace”. The Protocol is the result of the mediation with the national trade unions representatives and addresses the issue of the need to collect information regarding employees accessing the employer’s premises, aiming to prevent the spread of Coronavirus.

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Recent telemarketing sanctions in Italy

The Italian Data Protection Authority has heavily sanctioned abusive telemarketing practices, in particular with two very recent measures, one of December 11, 2019 to Eni Gas e Luce (EGL) with a penalty of 11.5 million euros and the other to TIM S.p.A. with a penalty of 28 million euros on January 15, 2020.  

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Whistleblowing between European and Italian legislation: data protection and cybersecurity related aspects

​In the last months, whistleblowing has been addressed by the European legislator (through the Directive 2019/1937) and – in Italy – under a data protection stand-point also by the local Supervisory Authority thus outlining the importance of whistleblowing not only for the corporate governance of companies acting as data controllers but also for the protection of rights of the data subjects that whistleblowing inevitably entails.

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The boomerang effect of legitimate interest in data processing for marketing purposes

Tennis in the sights of the authorities: the Dutch Privacy Authority sanctions the national tennis association for unlawful disclosure of its members' data to sponsors. On 3 March 2020, the Dutch Data Protection Authority (the Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens) imposed a fine of €525,000 on the national tennis association, KNLTB.

LITHUANIA

COVID-19: Information of Lithuanian State Data Protection Inspectorate for Employers

The State Data Protection Inspectorate informs that employers may process certain personal data of employee’s related to the current coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and that it is in compliance with the GDPR.


INDIA

Significant changes proposed to Personal data protection law in India

In today’s time, globally data is being recognised as one of the most valuable assets of organisations and triggering the need for a stringent level of data protection. It is against this backdrop that in July, 2017, Government of India though its Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, formed a committee, to examine and propose changes to the data protection laws in India (which are presently not as advanced and extensive as compared to European countries).

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LATVIA

Processing of personal data in context of Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak

In light of the Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak, the Latvian data protection supervisory authority – Data State Inspectorate (DSI) published two articles, commenting on how the outbreak and actions taken to fight it have affected and possibly could affect the processing of personal data.

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POLAND

School fined for using student fingerprint readers. Processing of biometric data without a legal basis in violation of the data minimisation principle

In his decision of 18 February 2020 (ZSZZS.440.768.2018), the President of the Personal Data Protection Office imposed an administrative fine of PLN 20,000.00 on a school for processing biometric data (fingerprints) of children who used the school canteen and ordered the facility to remove and cease to collect such data.

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DENMARK

The Danish Data Protection Authority’s new guide on processing personal data of website visitors places more strict requirements on website owners

​As a result of the Danish Data Protection Authority’s (DATATILSYNET) serious criticism of the Danish meteorological institutes (DMI) processing of personal data in connection with the display of banner advertisements on the institute’s website, the Danish Data Protection Authority has released a new guide on processing personal data of website visitors.

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ITALY

Published the inspection plan of the Data Protection Authority

On February 6th, the Italian Data Protection Authority has published its inspection plan, relating to dawn raids  to be carried out in the first semester of the year (January-June 2020). 

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