Personal data issues are not a new concept

In 1948, the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights defined the right to privacy in Article 12:

No one shall be subjected to arbitrary interference with his private life, family, home or correspondence

Article 12 of the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights

Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights (1953) echoes Article 12 of the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights by stating that :

Everyone has the right to respect for his private and family life, home and correspondence

Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights

4 challenges


The explosion of social networks

If a few years ago, there were only a few social networks, this is no longer the case today. Over the years, a few hundred social networks have emerged and developed ! Given the current situation, these social networks have become the future of the Internet.


The NSA’s generalized surveillance program

Which collects personal data on a globalised and large scale


Companies limiting their liability to that of subcontractors

When in reality they act as data controllers


The emergence of cloud computing

With the explosion of the volume of personal data, the applicability of the GDPR, companies must adapt or face the risk of disappearing

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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

As a result, the European legislator published in 2012 a first version of a new legislation called the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) in order to better protect the personal data of the data subjects (individuals).

After 4 years of negotiation and lobbying by companies, the GDPR was adopted – to everyone’s surprise – by the Council and the European Parliament in April 2016.
After a grace period of 2 years, the GDPR (EU Regulation 2016/679) has been in force since 25 May 2018.

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The issues surrounding personal data (“data privacy”) vary due to cultural adaptations according to the country or geographical area concerned. For example, the United States tends to limit data privacy issues to data protections aspects; while combining them with sectoral laws such as HIPAA (health), Gramm-Leach Bliley (finance), COPPA (children).