After listening to and then 'meeting' Mark Zuckerberg at the EU Parliament on Tuesday 22 May, I compiled my thoughts into a blog post and vlog in which I share my initial reaction to what I think, how he performed, how our political leaders performed, and also what he said.
Here’s a great infographic by Neon SMS about Direct Marketing and Data Protection. Source: http://www.neonsms.ie/blog/data-protection-marketing-infographic/ by Leigh- Ann Carroll Direct marketing and data protection are intertwined, adhering to good data protection policies not only protects consumer data but also protects marketing companies. The European Commission is currently reviewing European data protection policies, in an effort to catch up with the rapidly expanding world of direct marketing. From email marketing to SMS marketing the new European policy proposals will have a lasting effect on the way in which direct marketers interact with their customers. This infographic gives tips on data protection compliance, an
Google and other search engine providers can be ordered to delete links to outdated information about a person published on the Internet, the Court of Justice of the European Union ruled. The decision this week by the European Court of Justice on what has been dubbed ‘the right to be forgotten’ is a landmark judgement which I predict will see a sea-change in the way search engines, social networking sites and other websites hold information that is deemed in the public interest or not. The digital revolution has advanced at such a rapid rate that it seems legislative reforms have
Complaints down, but major revelations around state intelligence agencies focus attention on privacy rights The Data Protection Commissioner’s (DPC) Report for 2013 shows that while complaints were down overall compared to the previous year, 910 versus 1,349, there was a marked concentration of complaints around requests for access. More than half (57%) of complaints investigated in 2013 related to difficulties gaining access to personal data held by organisations, with 517 complaints in this category. A breakdown of the complaints show that electronic direct marketing accounted for less than a quarter (22.4%), while most other complaints were in the low