The online advertising industry is behind comprehensive illegal collection and indiscriminate use of personal data, research from the Norwegian Consumer Council claims. The Norwegian Consumer Council has now filed formal complaints against Grindr (a dating app for gay, bi, trans, and queer people) and companies that were receiving personal data through the app. The complaints are directed to the Norwegian Data Protection Authority.
In preparation for the International Data Protection Day, The Norwegian Data Protection Authority every year carries out a survey looking into different cases regarding the public's personal data. The surveys are used as background for an annual report. Some of the reports are translated into English.
Data Protection Officers are central to the enterprises’ compliance with data protection legislation. We have conducted a survey where we have looked more closely at their experiences with this work, and present findings and recommendations.
How do Norwegian political parties use data analysis and targeting tools to target political messages? To find out, we have interviewed representatives from all nine parties represented in the Norwegian parliament.
Most applications of artificial intelligence (AI) require huge volumes of data in order to learn and make intelligent decisions. Artificial intelligence is high on the agenda in most sectors due to its potential for radically improved services, commercial breakthroughs and financial gains. This report aims to describe and help us understand how our privacy is affected by the development and application of artificial intelligence.
This guide is intended to help organisations in their efforts to anonymize the personal data they have collected in a robust and secure manner.
The Norwegian Data Protection Authority has checked how six different devices that helps you measure your health vitals communicate privacy related matters to their customers.
The use of tracking technologies in public spaces is on the rise. This has adverse consequences for the right to privacy and may in some cases be unlawful.
A data race is taking place in the media and advertising industry. In the years to come, companies will be able to harvest even more personal data. But does the consumer want the targeted ads she gets as a result?
Big Data is a concept that refers to the enormous increase in access to and automated use of information. It refers to the gigantic amounts of digital data controlled by companies, authorities and other large organisations, which are subjected to extensive analysis based on the use of algorithms.