French GDPR Authority focusing on Dubbing & Voiceover Industry – voice personal data


Voice Rights – What Speech for our Systems? 2/2 (extracts : original article in French – written by Félicien Valley, CNIL, Technological Expertise Service ) 27 June 2019 Even though we are using our voices with interfaces every day, it is critical to take stock of the legal issues surrounding the processing of these highly … Continue reading French GDPR Authority focusing on Dubbing & Voiceover Industry – voice personal data

No! Our voices are not without rights!


Les Echos publication June 17 2019. Louis de Gaulle and Nina Gosse (lawyers at De Gaulle Fleurance et Associés in Paris) on GDPR and the audiovisual voice industry.

What are the risks of non GDPR compliance?


Companies doing business inside and outside of the European Union, cannot afford, financially or reputation-wise, to store and process personal data in non-accordance to the GDPR. Data-confidentiality has become a crucial issue, and data-protection is one of the most important issues facing our ultra-connected era. Progress in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) have dissolved global … Continue reading What are the risks of non GDPR compliance?

Voice data sharing and storage practices in the entertainment industry


Voice samples fuel the voice production industry: From the dubbing of films, TV and internet series, to voice overs for animation films, video games, TV and radio advertising, audiobooks, documentaries, and telephony… we’re in contact with voice performers several times a day. These industries are high growth, year after year, with the evolution of new … Continue reading Voice data sharing and storage practices in the entertainment industry

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?