Tag Archives: data protection

Confluence, Data protection & GDPR: Adapting Terms of Use and configuring user visibility

Since the GDPR, data protection has gained a great deal of importance. It affects all customer and user data, including data that converges in an extranet where customers, interested parties, partners, etc. communication and collaborate. The Terms of Use for Confluence and Space Privacy – Extranet for Confluence apps provide solutions to the new challenges surrounding data protection for Confluence-based extranet systems.

Terms of Use for Confluence: Obtaining and documenting users’ consent to comply with the GDPR

Terms of Use for Confluence

Now that the GDPR is in force, terms of use and explicit consent requests have been given a new lease on life in the internet. Because of these new legal requirements, you probably have an extended obligation to disclose how you use information and document consent from your users, partners, suppliers and more. Here’s how the updated Terms of Use app for Confluence will help you comply with the GDPR.

DSGVO and GDPR – How we seek and obtain customer consent

If I were to summarize the GDPR, I would do it this way: If the customer explicitly consents, (almost) everything can be done. Explain properly, ask questions and wait for approval. That’s what companies have to do. The reactions from the companies who contact me as a customer or user make me partly believe that it is not only American entrepreneurs who don’t care what your customers want. The question is never asked. Neither consent, nor rejection is given.

Results from the first EU-U.S. Privacy Shield review: Positive, but there is room for improvement

In my previous blog post titled Google joins the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield, I outlined the background of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Agreement (hereinafter referred to as the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield), which entered into force on August 1, 2016. In this post, I’ll take a look at the outcomes from the European Commission’s first annual review of the implementation of the EU-US Privacy Shield.

Google and the European Privacy Policy: Google joins the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield

When we talk to customers and prospects about enterprise software in the cloud – such as Google G Suite – we often encounter reservations about privacy and data security. Do US companies such as Google, Microsoft & Co. really maintain the high standards that are legally binding in Germany and the EU? Attorney Wikey Chada takes a look at the facts.