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Jan 27

Google Analytics vs the Austrian DPA

Organisations using Google Analytics beware: The Austrian data protection authority has issued a decision that the transfer of Google Analytics data from the EU to the US violates the GDPR, due to not providing adequate supplementary measures during the transfer. The complaint was filed by the infamous privacy advocate organisation... read more →
Jan 25

Learnings from running a privacy hotline for 24+ months

We have been fortunate to have had great interactions and discussions with our customers since we launched DPOrganizer in 2016. These relationships have brought us insights into the lives of privacy professionals. In the beginning, we were aiming to be a pure software provider and to stay out of services... read more →
Jan 18

How to build a privacy program that works for your business

In a recent blog post, we discussed the importance of a privacy program lifecycle in order to achieve a meaningful privacy program – and how strategic context and cross-team collaboration is essential for this. In this piece, we further explore what a business integrated privacy program means and how it... read more →
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How to conduct due diligence when choosing a data processor

If you are a controller considering engaging a processor, you can’t choose the one that suits you best based only on functionality. Even if that processor is selling the perfect product (e.g. software that is very easy to learn, a cloud service with unlimited storage capacity, etc.) or is offering... read more →
Nov 30

Data graveyards: a blindspot in your compliance journey

Mathematician and data scientist advocate Clive Humby once said: “Data is the new oil. It’s valuable, but if unrefined it cannot really be used. It has to be changed into gas, plastic, chemicals, etc to create a valuable entity that drives profitable activity; so must data be broken down, analyzed... read more →