UBER: A master-class in how not to handle a serious data security breach

According to the Cambridge Dictionary, ‘uber’ means “extreme”. In the case of Uber, the ride-sharing company, it seems to mean being extremely good at failing to take data protection seriously. On 22 November 2017 it emerged that, in 2016, Uber suffered a data security breach…

Employee Data: processing operations involving international transfers of information

This piece is about processing employee data, for any reason.  It is based on a report on data processing at work by the Article 29 Working Party (‘WP29’), an independent European advisory body on data protection and privacy. To be clear, ‘processing’ in this context includes…