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Re: GDPR and EnglishForum

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Neither, they decided that no changes were necessary, that they already complied, so there's no need for a new privacy notice.
Who’s they?

From what basis did they come to that decision?

Is there POC - Any DPO?
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The owners of the site, of course.

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Is there POC - Any DPO?
No idea what you're talking about here - no action was deemed necessary, is all I know. (Yes, it was discussed briefly with the mods, but not in any level of detail).
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Old 24.05.2018, 23:50
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Re: GDPR and EnglishForum

All that needs to be done is to remove the contact details if a user leaves the forum. The forum itself doesn't have any personal identifying information unless a user posted it themselves in a post. Even is a user name is used elsewhere, I don't see that would qualify.
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Re: GDPR and EnglishForum

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All that needs to be done is to remove the contact details if a user leaves the forum. The forum itself doesn't have any personal identifying information unless a user posted it themselves in a post. Even is a user name is used elsewhere, I don't see that would qualify.
IP addresses are kept by vBulletin - that's personal data...
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IP addresses are kept by vBulletin - that's personal data...
assuming that a user is a person, then yes.
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Re: GDPR and EnglishForum

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All that needs to be done is to remove the contact details if a user leaves the forum. The forum itself doesn't have any personal identifying information unless a user posted it themselves in a post. Even is a user name is used elsewhere, I don't see that would qualify.
https://www.csoonline.com/article/32...nder-gdpr.html
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Re: GDPR and EnglishForum

Here's what another forum has done:
https://blog.vanillaforums.com/commu...mmunity-forums

not a bad approach...
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Re: GDPR and EnglishForum

Well as long as our personal details stay private and dont get bartered off to the highest bidder. I dont want my nationality to get leaked!
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Is there POC - Any DPO?
EF don't need a DPO unless they're doing something a lot more sinister in that hollowed-out volcano.

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Well as long as our personal details stay private and dont get bartered off to the highest bidder. I dont want my nationality to get leaked!
And for good reason, I'd guess. My lips are certainly sealed.
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Re: GDPR and EnglishForum

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The owners of the site, of course.



No idea what you're talking about here - no action was deemed necessary, is all I know. (Yes, it was discussed briefly with the mods, but not in any level of detail).
Are we playing “Give us a clue?”
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Re: GDPR and EnglishForum

Anyone been involved with any data breaches since the new regulation?
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Old 12.06.2018, 23:11
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Anyone been involved with any data breaches since the new regulation?
There was that thing with Facebook where they tested some feature, and accidentally set all our accounts, posts, pictures, etc. to public even if our settings said private...
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Old 12.06.2018, 23:16
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There was that thing with Facebook where they tested some feature, and accidentally set all our accounts, posts, pictures, etc. to public even if our settings said private...
How many % did the unemployment rate rise since?
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Re: GDPR and EnglishForum

So the European authorities issued their first GDPR based decision...

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The administrator of a fan page on Facebook is jointly responsible with Facebook for the processing of data of visitors to the page

The data protection authority of the Member State in which the administrator has its seat may, under Directive 95/46,1 act both against the administrator and against the Facebook subsidiary established in that Member State
Source: https://curia.europa.eu/jcms/upload/...cp180081en.pdf

Quite an interesting one actually...

Oh, and I've decided I like the Austrians... they ordered Austrian banks to provide historical account information to its users for free.
https://noyb.eu/wp-content/uploads/2...o_auskunft.pdf
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Re: GDPR and EnglishForum

POC... DPO



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No idea what you're talking about here - no action was deemed necessary, is all I know.



POC = Point of Contact


DPO = Data Protection Officer


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POC = Point of Contact


DPO = Data Protection Officer
I've no idea if it's sufficient, but the Privacy Policy / Terms of Use give support@thelocal.se as a contact.
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Re: GDPR and EnglishForum

DPO is supposed to be a designated natural person, but I have noticed lots of organisations fudging it by just giving an email address.


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Re: GDPR and EnglishForum

As opposed to a DUP? Designated unnatural person.
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....Oh, and I've decided I like the Austrians... they ordered Austrian banks to provide historical account information to its users for free.
https://noyb.eu/wp-content/uploads/2...o_auskunft.pdf
<<2. Der Beschwerdegegnerin wird aufgetragen, innerhalb einer Frist von zwei Wochen bei sonstiger Exekution Auskunft gemäß Art. 15 DSGVO zu erteilen.>>

Blimey! I love the Austrian's use of the German language. Did not know, they still had the death-sentence though.
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How can I delete an account? How about name, can I change?
It's not a real name so no, probably you can't change it, Czechoslovak. Stop using the forum and nobody will care about your account.
Everybody will forget about your questions or your account, don't worry.

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