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
EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect on May 25, 2018. An EU wide legal framework, GDPR is mandatory for companies working and/or subcontracting in Europe and/or handling EU citizens’ data. GDPR regulates the storage, use and processing of personal data, with the objective of giving European citizens more control of their personal … Continue reading Regarding GDPR, what data is considered as “personal”?
In order to better understand the General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR, one must consider the history of legislation protecting citizens’ computer data. In France, everything starts in 1973, when the SAFARI project (Automated System for Administrative Files and Individual Directory) is adopted by the government. This register makes it possible, to identify and cross-check … Continue reading What is GDPR ?