Subcontracting in the voice industry – who’s taking the risk?


According to the GDPR, any subcontractor processing personal data for an organisation, and under the authority of a controller (entity who determines the means and purpose of the processing).  GDPR is based on the responsibility and accountability of any entity handing the personal data of Europeans. It holds everyone involved in a voice production workflow … Continue reading Subcontracting in the voice industry – who’s taking the risk?

Voice data processing regulations and GDPR – who does it apply to in the voice production industry?


GDPR is based on accountability and imposes strict laws concerning the collection, storing and processing of European personal data for all organisations and professionals doing business in the European Union and/or working with companies situated in the EU. GDPR has forced the audiovisual and entertainment industries to completely rethink and restructure traditional handling and processing … Continue reading Voice data processing regulations and GDPR – who does it apply to in the voice production industry?

Is GAFA subject to EU GDPR?


Absolutely. GDPR provides the legal framework for protecting the personal data of European citizens. GAFA meets the criteria of companies subject to GDPR policies. Firstly, GAFA targets European citizens which automatically imposes GDPR compliance. Secondly, they are all operating from territories within the European Union: Apple, Facebook and Google in Ireland, and Amazon in Luxembourg. … Continue reading Is GAFA subject to EU GDPR?

The reality of voice data processing in the audiovisual industry


At a time when personal data collection and exploitation had become a thriving online industry, it was urgent for Europe to adopt and implement strict legislation in order to protect the privacy of its citizens. After adopting the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in 2016, corporate compliance has been mandatory in all European states since … Continue reading The reality of voice data processing in the audiovisual industry

Voice is a personal data


The protection of personal data has become a societal priority enforced by numerous regulatory texts. If social security numbers, birth dates and last names are considered personal data, why not voice, a personal attribute often considered as sensitive as fingerprints ? In Article 4.1, the GDPR defines “personal date” as follows: All data attached to … Continue reading Voice is a personal data