The risks of public WiFi

Picture this. It’s Saturday morning and you’re hanging out at your local coffee shop using the free Wi-Fi to catch up on a few tasks you couldn’t quite get to during your busy week. Sound familiar? This is a typical…

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GDPR Fines & Penalties - Metric International

GDPR: Fines & Penalties

Administrative fines The GDPR imposes stiff fines on data controllers and processors for non-compliance. Determination Fines are administered by individual member state supervisory authorities (83.1). The following 10 criteria are to be used to determine the amount of the fine…

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GDPR How to obtain consent - Metric International

GDPR: How to obtain consent?

Within the GDPR, consent constitutes one of six possible legal grounds for lawful personal data processing under Article 6(1). For most commercial controllers and processors, however, it likely represents the principal option. (All emphasis to GDPR text are added unless…

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GDPR Who Must Comply - Metric International

GDPR: Who Must Comply?

Expanded territorial scope The GDPR represents a significantly increased territorial reach over its Data Protection Directive predecessor. Article 3 of the GDPR outlines that (all emphasis added unless otherwise stated): 1. This Regulation applies to the processing of personal data…

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GDPR Personal Data - Metric International

GDPR: Personal Data

Article 4(1) defines “personal data” as follows (all emphasis added unless otherwise stated): ‘personal data’ means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (‘data subject’); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in…

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