Category: GDPR

  • What is the GDPR footprint of your advocacy work?

    What is the GDPR footprint of your advocacy work?

    Any organisation that does effective advocacy work tends to accumulate stakeholder data of politicians and officials over time.  This information is often related to documenting past meetings or  to the planning of future advocacy work. How should this information be managed to stay in GDPR compliance? Storing stakeholder data, whether on paper or in digital […]

  • The Danger of the Forgotten Stakeholder List

    The Danger of the Forgotten Stakeholder List

    In a recent case, France’s personal data protection agency CNIL fined US firm Monsanto 400,000 euros for a GDPR violation. The company had compiled personal data files of politicians, journalists, activists, and scientists seen as being influential in the debate over glyphosate use in Europe. While compiling stakeholder lists is not in itself illegal, it […]