Privacy policy

Privacy policy: what is its content according to the GDPR?

Privacy policy in the GDPR GDPR defines the content of the privacy policy that needs to be provided to the data subject in articles 13 and 14. These articles cover the following scenarios: “Information to be provided where personal data are collected from the data subject” “Information to be provided where personal data have not been obtained

Personal data

Personal data: GDPR and data explanation

Personal data: what does GDPR say? In the first paragraph of the art. 9 of GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) there is a definition of personal data. Attached to this definition, you can find the prohibition of processing such data: “Processing of personal data revealing racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, or trade

Regular and systematic monitoring

Regular and systematic monitoring: what does it mean?

Regular and systematic monitoring What does regular and systematic monitoring mean? GDPR does not provide a specif definition. However, Recital 24 considers the “monitoring of the behaviour of data subjects” including in this concept every form of online profiling (even for behavioral marketing purposes). Such definition, in any case, does not only include the internet: we must

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GDPR Plugin: Swascan offers a free tool for Compliance

GDPR Plugin: Swascan for Compliance Swascan provides to their partners an innovative plugin. It is focused on the GDPR Compliance of WordPress and Woocommerce websites, you can download it at the following link: Swascan GDPR Plugin. Swascan GDPR plugin allows whoever installs it to face GDPR-related issues in terms of websites. Download Swascan GDPR Plugin Swascan GDPR plugin is now

Risk Analysis

GDPR Compliance: Swascan risk analysis

GDPR Compliance The introduction of the Data Protection regulation caused several changes for companies. These changes are measurable in terms of Technology, Organization, Policy, Staff and Control Systems. Which steps do companies need to follow, which activities do company need to carry out in order to be compliant? It is now available Swascan GDPR Compliance

Risk for rights and freedoms

Data processing: risk for rights and freedoms

Risk for rights and freedoms What does the EU GDPR mean with risk for rights and freedoms? Recital 75 of the Regulation explains it: The risk to the rights and freedoms of natural persons, of varying likelihood and severity, may result from personal data processing which could lead to physical, material or non-material damage, in particular:

Processing activities

Records of processing activities

Records of processing activities: explanation The records of processing activities are a crucial tool for corporate compliance that the new law in terms of data privacy (GDPR General Data Protection Regulation) offers. This documentation is explained in the art. 30 of the EU GDPR: “Records of processing activities”. The first paragraph provides a clear explanation

mac os

MacOS High Sierra: a vulnerability issue

MacOS High Sierra In the latest version of Apple operating system ( MacOS High Sierra ) there is a worrying weak spot. This vulnerability allows third parties to obtain admin rights without any particular effort. No password needed! This issue only regards 10.13.1 MacOS edition. Fortunately, this weak spot does not affect other versions. But