Privacy

The Italian DPA issued instructions on the processing of special categories of data

By order no. 146/2019 published at the end of July, the Italian Data
Protection Authority (DPA) issued specific provisions for the processing of
special categories of data in compliance with the GDPR. Herein we will
highlight the most important provisions.

The processing of special categories of data in
the employment context

The processing of special […]

By |16 09 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Unsolicited e-mail marketing: the Italian Data Protection Authority imposes a fine of EUR 2 million

By an order dated 11April 2019, the Italian Data
Protection Authority (“Garante per la protezione dei dati personali”) ruled in
a case of unsolicited marketing by imposing an exemplary fine of EUR 2 million
on Vincall, a company that provides distance marketing and distance selling
services on behalf of different companies.

The case arose […]

By |22 07 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

The Italian Data Protection Authority imposes an administrative fine on Wind Tre for unsolicited direct marketing

By Luigi Manna and Laura Spagnoli

By an order dated 29 November 2018, the Italian Data Protection Authority (Garante per la protezione dei dati personali) imposed a 600,000 EUR fine on Wind Tre S.p.A. for the infringement of several provisions of the (Italian) Personal Data Protection Code[1] (applicable to the […]

By |18 03 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Facebook and Cambridge Analytica: Facebook’s data processing is unlawful according to the Italian Supervisory Authority

(by Laura Spagnoli and Luigi Manna)

With a
recent decision (you can find the abstract here), the Italian Supervisory Authority (Garante
per la protezione dei dati personali) found that the data processing by
Facebook, concerning information submitted by its users by means of the apps
available on the web platform and through certain software […]

By |21 02 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments|