GDPR empowers European citizens and protects their personal data by imposing consistent and respectful processing of their personal data. What does GDPR have to do with voice actors? As a voice performer, you’re at the forefront of major GDPR compliance challenges being addressed in the voice production industry. As voice is considered a personal data, … Continue reading I’m a voice actor, what are my GDPR-rights?
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?
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
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 What data is considered “personal data” by GDPR?
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 ?