The Dutch bank Theodoor Gilissen Bankiers has paid a fine of €48,000 to the Dutch Personal Data Authorities for non-compliance with the right to access one's own personal data.
The European Union has warned the United States that it still has three months to comply with the Privacy Shield Agreement. The agreement that came into force in July 2016 regulates the transfer and storage of consumer data between Europe and the USA.
On June 5, Peter of data2.eu gave the presentation "AVG - een praktische invulling" (In English: GDPR - a practical approach), about how companies and organizations should deal with their website, webshop and newsletter in the context of the GDPR.
According to a survey by consultancy firm PwC, 60% of companies are not ready for the GDPR privacy deadline. On Friday 25 May 2018 all companies and organizations must comply with the new European privacy law GDPR. Even less than 20% of the companies have set up a processing index.
On May 13, 2018, Sigrid from data2.eu did a presentation on "GDPR - a practical guide to comply" at the international Joomla! conference "J and beyond" which was held in Cologne, Germany, this year. The slides are online now as well as the video.