ICO

ICO: Draft UK Adden­dum to the Stan­dard Con­trac­tu­al Clauses 

The Eng­lish super­vi­so­ry aut­ho­ri­ty ICO has published a draft UK Adden­dum to the stan­dard con­trac­tu­al clau­ses. The Adden­dum amends the new EU Stan­dard Con­trac­tu­al Clau­ses (SCC) to cover data trans­fers from the UK. The adden­dum is part of a con­sul­ta­ti­on on the future

ICO: Gui­de­li­nes on AI and data protection 

The Eng­lish regu­la­tor, the ICO, has published gui­d­ance on AI and data pro­tec­tion: part one covers accoun­ta­bi­li­ty and gover­nan­ce in AI, inclu­ding data pro­tec­tion impact assess­ments (DPI­As); part two covers fair, law­ful and trans­pa­rent pro­ces­sing, inclu­ding legal bases, the assess­ment and impro­ve­ment of the

ICO: Gui­de­li­nes for respon­si­ble per­sons and order pro­ces­sors; cri­te­ria for role definition. 

The Eng­lish data pro­tec­tion super­vi­so­ry aut­ho­ri­ty ICO has updated its gui­d­ance on con­trol­lers and pro­ces­sors. A short ver­si­on and a more detail­ed ver­si­on are avail­ab­le. From the abrid­ged ver­si­on, the fol­lo­wing indi­cia of being a data con­trol­ler emer­ge: Deci­si­on about data pro­ces­sing; Deci­si­on about the

ICO: Recom­men­da­ti­ons for coo­kies and simi­lar technologies 

The Eng­lish super­vi­so­ry aut­ho­ri­ty ICO has updated its gui­de­li­nes on coo­kies and simi­lar tech­no­lo­gies at the begin­ning of July 2019. From the ICO’s per­spec­ti­ve, the fol­lo­wing app­lies, among other things: Cons­ents can­not be obtai­ned in terms of use of web­sites and pri­va­cy state­ments, but must be given sepa­r­ate­ly: Con­sent must

Inter­pel­la­ti­on Schmid (17.4024): Risks and oppor­tu­nities sur­roun­ding bit­coins and cybercurrencies 

Inter­pel­la­ti­on Schmid (17.4024): Risks and oppor­tu­nities sur­roun­ding bit­coins and cyber­cur­ren­ci­es Sub­mit­ted text The Federal Coun­cil is reque­sted to inve­sti­ga­te all aspects of coins and tokens (“tokens” are under­s­tood as rights that are crea­ted sole­ly by ent­ry in a block­chain or dis­tri­buted led­ger and are

ICO (UK): Draft gui­d­ance on child­ren in the GDPR. 

The Eng­lish data pro­tec­tion super­vi­so­ry aut­ho­ri­ty ICO has published a gui­de on “Child­ren and the GDPR”. Inte­re­sted par­ties can com­ment on it until the end of Febru­a­ry. The gui­de is qui­te gene­ral. Open que­sti­ons are hard­ly cla­ri­fied, e.g. the fol­lo­wing: in what way and

ICO: Big data, arti­fi­cial intel­li­gence, machi­ne lear­ning and data protection 

The Eng­lish data pro­tec­tion super­vi­so­ry aut­ho­ri­ty ICO has published a new ver­si­on of a com­pre­hen­si­ve basic paper on the topic of “Big data, arti­fi­cial intel­li­gence, machi­ne lear­ning and data pro­tec­tion”. One of the main issu­es in this con­text is anony­miz­a­ti­on (and thus also the que­sti­on of when per­so­nal data should be made anonymous).