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European Data Protection Board (EDPB)

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EU watchdog rules airport biometrics must be passenger-controlled to comply with GDPR

The use of facial recognition to streamline air passenger’s travel journeys only complies with Europe’s data protection regulations in certain…

 

European Parliament to trial fingerprint biometric attendance in line with EDPS opinions

The European Parliament will be upgrading its attendance system to use badge scanning and voluntary fingerprint biometrics, according to a…

 

EU watchdog: Europol’s plan for migrant biometric data raises ‘serious questions’

A European data watchdog is scrutinizing a proposal to enhance Europol’s cooperation with Frontex and other agencies that would boost…

 

EU data watchdog publishes guidelines on facial recognition in policing

As the debates over the AI Act heats up, the European Union’s data protection watchdog has published its final set…

 

‘Consent is not almighty’: tracking facial recognition in Europe and why it gets blocked

How facial recognition is used for authorization purposes is the topic of the third of MAPFRE’s six-part ‘Mapping the Use…

 

New guidelines for calculating GDPR fines in the EU for data privacy violations

As the fines for data privacy violations mount, some clarity into how they are levied is being introduced. Enforceable since…

 

Facial recognition in Europe: what’s happening and how can people be protected?

Two new reports aim to establish the status quo of the use of facial recognition in Europe in public places…

 

Biometric data must be processed with ‘European values’: EDPS opinion on Data Act

Clarity is needed to ensure special types of highly sensitive data such as biometrics and health information are fully protected…

 

Ban biometrics from public spaces, EU data protection authorities recommend

The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) and the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) have issued a call for a broad…

 

GDPR successfully meets data privacy objectives, UK’s reopen plan lacks data protection guidance

Two years after it came into effect, 69 percent of Europe’s residents aged 16 and over are familiar with GDPR…

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