FamilyTreeDNA, an at-home DNA testing company, apologized for failing to disclose it was sharing genetic information with the F.B.I. to help solve rapes & murders. Some of the site’s users felt the company had betrayed them.
If you received a strange email from Amazon stating that they may have disclosed your email address due to a technical error, you are not alone. It seems a web site issue caused some user’s email addresses to be disclosed and has since been resolved.
Apple has released a new data & privacy portal that can be used to download data that is linked to your Apple ID. This data can include transaction history, Apple app history, AppleCare history, marketing data, and more.
A recent study conducted by academics from the University of Hertfordshire in the UK has revealed that almost two-thirds of second-hand memory cards still contain remnants of personal data from previous owners.
Ensuring compliance with GDPR means all departments that collect and handle personal data must comply with GDPR. Here’s how to ensure the marketing department is ready for GDPR.