Personal data of millions of Dutch citizens were for sale
Personal data of Dutch citizens registered in the Municipal Health Service (GGD) corona systems were offered on various online platforms. The systems contain records of all Dutch citizens who have had a corona test taken.
The data in question was stored in the CoronIT and HPzone Light systems. T... Read more
Personal Data Authority wants to approve GDPR Code of Conduct Data Pro
The Authority for Personal Data (AP) intends to approve the so-called Data Pro Code. The Data Pro Code is a code of conduct drawn up by the Netherlands ICT, which organisations can join.
The Netherlands ICT is the sector representative of the ICT sector. The code of conduct is designed for companies... Read more
AP withdraws authorization from Fraud Helpdesk to collect phishing emails in
The Fraud Helpdesk may no longer collect examples of phishing and other forms of fraud from the Authority for Personal Data. The reason is that the organisation does not have its homework in order.
The Fraud Helpdesk is an independent foundation that provides information about phishing and other for... Read more
Personal Data Authority received 20,000 privacy complaints in first year after GDPR
In the first year after the introduction of the European Privacy Act (GDPR), the Dutch Data Protection Authority (DPA) received almost 20,000 complaints about possible breaches of privacy. In the first five months of this year, the watchdog also received almost 8,000 reports of data breaches, writes... Read more
Personal Data Authority received nearly 10,000 complaints about GDPR violations
The number of privacy complaints filed since the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force is high. Nearly ten thousand people have filed a complaint with the Personal Data Authority (AP). The regulator reports this today in an extensive report on the first few months of GDP... Read more
Already 7,000 complaints about GDPR have been received by the Authority for Personal Data.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been in force throughout Europe since May 2018. The Personal Data Authority (AP), which receives complaints about possible violations in the Netherlands, informs us that seven thousand complaints have already been received.
That's what newspaper Trou... Read more
National Police is fined by the Personal Data Authority
The National Police do not do enough to check who sees or uses certain data. For this reason, the Personal Data Authority has decided to impose a fine of 40,000 euros on the National Police. Previously, the police were ordered to take additional measures within six months to prevent unauthorised per... Read more