User-generated content is key to thriving online communities, but businesses should be aware of the implications for online privacy and protection of copyright.
From Facebook to fitness apps, our personal data is harvested nearly everywhere we turn. But who really owns this data and why does ownership matter?
Does business data count as personal data under the GDPR?
To comply with the GDPR, it’s important to understand who can be classified as a data controller and what their obligations are.
The GDPR impacts any business that engages with individuals or other businesses located within those boundaries.
Since the GDPR came into effect in 2018, businesses are reviewing their operational practices and privacy policies to comply with the new regulation.
While current cookie laws in the EU may not apply to your business’ location, it’s good practice to disclose any cookies your website or app may use.
While your website or app server logs may not collect information that could personally identify a user, this information may be combined with other data to do so.