Region: Denmark

GDPR roundup: enforcers press on

GDR’s latest GDPR roundup features fines and investigations from authorities that are keeping themselves busy in spite of the coronavirus pandemic. GDR has reported on a global data enforcement slowdown – but there is still plenty to watch out for.

06 May 2020

GDPR roundup: biometrics, access rights, certification and cooperation

GDR’s latest roundup of news from European enforcers looks at regulatory developments regarding the use of biometric data, steps towards GDPR certification, subjects’ access rights and international cooperation.

10 March 2020

IT outsourcer caught out after data acquisition

A Danish outsourcer has fallen foul of the country’s data regulator after it failed to secure personal information it acquired as part of a merger.

02 March 2020

Denmark clarifies consent approach

Denmark’s data protection authority has clarified rules on post-GDPR consent, following similar guidance from the Article 29 Working Party.

03 September 2019

Danish regulator says university liable in medical video theft

The Danish data protection authority has criticised the University of Copenhagen for its failure to take responsibility for a data breach.

20 August 2019

Bird & Bird hires Danish partner

TMT-focused firm Bird & Bird has added technology partner Lau Normann Jørgensen to its Copenhagen office.

08 August 2019

Danish authority proposes fine for retention failures

Denmark’s data privacy enforcer has proposed its largest GDPR fine yet for a furniture store’s failure to implement and enforce a data retention policy.

11 June 2019

Danish DPA condemns incorrect location data processing

Denmark’s Data Inspectorate has ordered a travel card company to fix incorrect location data using its GDPR powers.

07 May 2019

Danish WHOIS registrar breaching GDPR

Denmark’s privacy watchdog has ordered domain names administrator DK Hostmaster to change its handling of the personal data of registrant proxies.

08 April 2019

Danish enforcer seeks first GDPR fine

Denmark’s Data Inspectorate has sought the imposition of fines on a taxi company that retained customer data for too long.

26 March 2019

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