Author Archives: paolo calvi

About paolo calvi

Data Protection Consultant at Partners4Innovation - P4I. Formerly Data Protection Specialist (within Mediaset Group IT department) and freelance Privacy Consultant. TÜV CDP certification owner as "Privacy Officer".

A “sustainable and effective” Privacy for SMEs

Among the speeches at the GDPR conference held at Politecnico University in Milan on 17/1 (see HERE for full report), particularly enlightening i found the one by Sergio Fumagalli (Coordinator of Europrivacy), dedicated to the impact of GDPR on SMEs. The reasoning was prompted by the need to contextualize the application of regulations to the… Read More »

GDPR guest star at Politecnico University

Aula Magna packed and great audience interest on 17/1 for the conference dedicated to GDPR by the Information Security & Privacy Observatory of Politecnico University in Milan. In his introduction Alessandro Piva (Observatory Director) has anticipated some results of the Research that will be presented on 2/2, which shows the breadth and diversity of threats,… Read More »

Portability: WP29 guidelines

The GDPR  Article 20 introduces a new right to “data portability” to enable data qwners to easily move or copy their personal data to another environment . The Opinion of the WP29 clarifies the conditions of application and provides concrete examples to explain the circumstances in which this right applies. The Opinion states that this… Read More »

German GDPR implementing rules

Germany has released the second draft of a rule implementing the GDPR, which will replace the current national Privacy legislation Bundesdatenschutzgesetz (BDSG), setting alongside the GDPR itself. According to the Regulation, member states may legislate on specific matters, while respecting the general principles set out in the Regulation: Germany apparently is already doing it. In… Read More »

WP29 announces a “handbook” for the GDPR

The Working Party Article 29 spokeswoman Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin has set for her team a challenging goal: to publish later this year a handbook for practical application in companies of the changes introduced by the new european General Data Protection Regulation. The guidelines are necessary because “there are ambiguities in GDPR”. Clarifications have also been promised… Read More »

More on the DPO role (and what about the DPD?)

We can go on discussing about the role and collocation of the Data Protection Officer within the company, considering the new European Privacy Regulation. And we will. But when Luca Bolognini takes a stand, then the chatter end. Tuesday, 10/05 in Turin for the conference “The European Regulation Policy inside the Company” organized by Sistemi… Read More »