Nowadays, the European Union (EU) is facing many challenges, from climate change to high technology evolutions which constantly change the course of things such as artificial intelligence (AI).
The European Commission’s ambition to build a fair, open online market allowed the Digital Market Act (DMA ) to come to light.
With the omnipresence of social networks, user accounts are constantly multiplying. For example, in 2020, TikTok had 732 million monthly active accounts worldwide, and 1 billion in 2021.
The rights users have on their data are not absolute. As such, it is important for data controller to know how they must react to a request to exercise one.
What is a DPO?
Before the GDPR, the “Data Protection Correspondent” was the one in charge of data protection in the company. However, starting the 25th may of 2018, the Data Protection Officer is created. He is the one in charge of ensuring GDPR compliance in the organisation.
Article 5(3) of Directive 2002/58/EC, amended in 2009, transposed into French law by Article 82 of the Data Protection Act, establishes the principle of prior consent of the user before storing information on his or her terminal or accessing information already stored on it