On this page we will inform you about news items that are related to the GDPR, and about our GDPR tool for creating a processing index that is needed to comply with the GDPR.

 

Improvements in our GDPR Tool

Thanks to the feedback of our users we have made a couple of improvements in our GDPR tool that helps you to create a processing index. Furthermore we plan to include new features soon, like copying processing activities.

gdpr violation

A Dutch Consumers' Association concludes that a large majority of 150 well-known websites in the Netherlands are in breach of the new privacy act GDPR. The new European privacy act, which in the Netherlands is called the AVG (General Data Protection Regulation), contains specific requirements for websites regarding cookies.

Dutch Tax and Customs Administration GDPR

According to the Dutch State Secretary for Finance, Menno Snel, the Tax and Customs Administration need another year to be able to comply with the new European Privacy Act GDPR. The GDPR entered into force on 25 May but the Dutch IRS is not yet ready for GDPR.

GDPR a practical approach

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.

privacy statement update

Tomorrow, on Friday 25th May, all companies and organisations that process any personal data (name, email etc) need to comply with the GDPR, the new EU law to protect the privacy of EU Citizens. One of the principles of the GDPR is to be transparent about what data you process. Hence, all the privacy statement updates at the moment.

GDPR privacy deadline

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.

GDPR Guide Presentation at JandBeyond

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.

GDPR tool now available

As you probably know now, you must comply with the GDPR before May 25, 2018. One of the things that needs to be done is to make an index of all personal data that you process in your organisation.

Joomladay 2018 France in Paris

Joomladay France is an annual event by and for the French-speaking community. For two days Joomla professionals, developers, web designers, beginners, experts, students, enthusiasts will be at the conferences and attend workshops offered by experts. This year it will be held on Friday 18 and Saturday 19 May 2018 in Espace Saint Martin in the heart of Paris, France.

European Joomla conference JandBeyond 2018

JandBeyond (JAB) is the yearly European Joomladay conference, organized since 2010. This year it will be held in Cologne, Germany on Friday 11 to Sunday 13 May 2018.

GDPR presentation

At the yearly Joomla! conference called JoomlaDagen Sigrid was giving a presention on "GDPR - a practical guide to comply". You can download the slides here.

Joomladay 2018 Netherlands

JoomlaDagen Nederland is the yearly Joomladay conference in the Netherlands, organized since 2006. This year it will be held at the High Tech Campus in Eindhoven on Friday 13 and Saturday 14 April 2018.