The new guidelines of the Italian DPA on cookies

by Rocco Panetta The new cookie Guidelines and other tracking tools adopted by the Italian Data Protection Authority, the Garante, and published today in the Official Gazette following the public consultation launched last November are a far-sighted measure of great operational detail. Compared to the first text adopted at the end of last year, some […]

A change in strategy by the EU DPAs toward social networks

European data protection authorities are lately proving that the GDPR is in good shape to be applied whenever it is needed, also with regard to social networks. Paul Jordan, the IAPP Europe Managing Director, has talked through what is happening in Italy on this front with Rocco Panetta, Strand co-founder and COO, Italy’s Country Leader […]

Do you Have to hire a DPO?

Data protection officers have many tasks as set out in the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). One of the tasks is to ensure that an organization processes its staff’s, customer’s, and provider’s personal information according to the Regulation and to the organization’s own policies. When establishing a new business, it is essential to gain […]