GDPR Radio – Episode 160

Joe Kirk, Jasmine Harrison and Philip Brining

Tune in to this week’s episode of the Data Protection Made Easy podcast hosted by Data Protection People: GDPR Radio – Episode 160

GDPR Radio - Episode 160

This Week on GDPR Radio: Regulatory Updates, AI Concerns, and WhatsApp Dilemmas

Welcome back to GDPR Radio, hosted by Data Protection People. This week’s episode was led by your expert hosts Jasmine Harrison, Joe Kirk, and Philip Brining.

This week’s episode was packed with data protection news and discussions! Here’s a quick recap of the key topics covered:

ICO in Action: The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) recently issued fines related to data breaches. This included a penalty for the Ministry of Defence and enforcement action against the Home Office and Serco.

AI and Privacy: The team discussed the growing concerns around artificial intelligence (AI) and its impact on workplace privacy, particularly regarding employee monitoring and data collection.

Privacy Policies: They unpacked the common misconception of websites stating that “by continuing, you accept our privacy policy.” They explained why you should refrain from this approach and emphasized the importance of clear, transparent, and user-friendly privacy policies.

Insider Trading: The episode delved into a discussion about insider trading and the potential legal consequences of using information obtained through private conversations (e.g., a spouse’s work meeting).

WhatsApp and Subject Access Requests: The episode concluded with a cautionary tale surrounding WhatsApp usage in organizations and whether it is caught under the scope of an employee subject access request. Alhe hosts acknowledged the context-dependent nature of this topic and encouraged further discussion.

This episode provided valuable insights for anyone navigating the ever-evolving landscape of data protection. Don’t forget to tune in next week as the podcast tackles the challenges faced by organizations of all sizes!

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