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The beta version of the SMEDATA mobile application is now available for free download

The beta version of the SMEDATA mobile app “GDPR in Your Pocket” was released on 26 September 2019. The application can be freely downloaded from the app stores of Google (for Android devices) and Apple (for iOS devices) by using the following links: Google Play Store https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.ApisEurope.SmeData.Mobile Apple App Store https://apps.apple.com/tc/app/gdpr-in-your-pocket/id1474950057 The purpose of the mobile app is to introduce the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) to citizens and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in an easy-to-use and easy-to-understand way,…

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Training for representatives of SMEs, as well as for lawyers in the field of personal data protection

In connection with the implementation of the SMEDATA project, 24 training events in Bulgaria and Italy are forthcoming. They will be held in 8 cities in Bulgaria (Blagoevgrad, Vratsa, Sofia, Plovdiv, Varna, Burgas, Pleven, Veliko Tarnovo), and in 6 cities in Italy (Florence, Salerno, Milan, Cosenza, Genoa, Rome). Their aim is to raise awareness among small and medium-sized business representatives, as well as lawyers working with small and medium-sized businesses, regarding the new legal framework for personal data protection. It…

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SMEDATA Project published reports on the conducted surveys on GDPR compliance by SMEs

The SMEDATA Project published two reports summarising the finding from the conducted surveys on GDPR compliance by SMEs. The first report (Project Deliverable 2.2) provides an extensive assessment of the training and awareness raising needs of both project target groups, SMEs and legal professionals, whereas the second report (Project Deliverable 3.1) elaborates on the received feedback in connection with the planned development of a self-assessment and awareness tool. Project Deliverable 2.2 sets the framework and common starting point for the…

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The Surveys on GDPR Compliance by SMEs and Their Associations Are Now Available on the SMEDATA Website

The main objective of SMEDATA Project is to guarantee the effective implementation of GDPR through awareness, multiplying training and sustainable capacity building for micro, small and medium enterprises (SMEs). For the successful implementation of these activities, it is mandatory to adapt them to the fullest extent possible with the needs of SMEs. We present to your attention two anonymous online surveys: Personal Data Protection Survey – to be completed by SMEs and their legal advisors and Survey on Tailored Self-Assessment…

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The European Data Protection Board has scheduled its next plenary session for the 12 & 13 February

The European Data Protection Authorities, assembled in the European Data Protection Board, meet for their regulatory plenary sessions, during the plenaries a wide range of topics are discussed. The agenda for this session is not published yet. Yesterday was the Sixth Plenary Session where the Privacy Shield and The State of Play of Brexit were main topics to discuss. The EDPB had also a Questionnaire on the use of personal data by political campaigns for an adoption and a draft…

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The CNIL’s restricted committee imposes a financial penalty of 50 Million euros against GOOGLE LLC

In May 2018, the National Data Protection Commission of France received group complaints from the associations “None Of Your Business” and “La Quadrature du Net”. LQDN was mandated by 10 000 people to refer the matter to the CNIL. In the two complaints, the associations reproach GOOGLE for not having a valid legal basis to process the personal data of the users of its services, particularly for ads personalization purposes. The CNIL immediately started investigating the complaints. On 1st June 2018, in accordance with…

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