Guidelines on processing personal information within a whistleblowing procedure

Whistleblowing serves to disclose wrongdoing or corruption. Since whistleblowers can face retaliation in the form of harassment, firing, blacklisting, threats and/or have their disclosures ignored, the law protects whistleblowers from…

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Facial recognition technology: fundamental rights considerations in the context of law enforcement

Facial recognition technology (FRT) makes it possible to compare digital facial images to determine whether they are of the same person. Comparing footage obtained from video cameras (CCTV) with images…

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CNIL’s draft recommendations on Cookies

On January 14, 2020, the French Data Protection Authority (the “CNIL”) published its draft recommendations on the practical modalities for obtaining users’ consent to store or read non-essential cookies and similar technologies…

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