Recycling market, citizens’ personal data market, same business?

There is a number of similarities between the citizens’ personal data market – discussed in this article – and the recycling market. This sector uses unwanted/unused things as raw material. Identity of the business model Companies that recycle unwanted/unused things (such as scrap metal dealers) earn money in making arbitration between unwanted/unused items that may Read more about Recycling market, citizens’ personal data market, same business?[…]

The EU right on the protection digital data, a right provided for people living on its territory first

Necessarily respected by natural and legal persons Previously, current european States were free to comply or not to international treaties that they signed. One of the aims of the first Treaty establishing the European Economic Community (EEC) in 1957 was to improve relations between the signatory States and between European individuals. For this, the treaty Read more about The EU right on the protection digital data, a right provided for people living on its territory first[…]

The key issues regarding the protection of personal data

For citizens A personal data (full name, telephone number, postal address) identifies a person directly or indirectly according to french Law. The challenge for the citizen is to control his identification, and therefore his trace, by each actor having access to his personal data, either directly or by purchasing it. Citizens’ key issues are the Read more about The key issues regarding the protection of personal data[…]

Legal entities collecting and managing citizens’ personal data

Many legal entities collect and manage citizens’ personal data. Business companies Among them, there are companies managing the personal data of their customers and employees. They manage them for commercial purposes. For example, they use them to send promotional offers to their customers. They may also commercialize the access to these personal information. This is Read more about Legal entities collecting and managing citizens’ personal data[…]