University Data Protection Office

March 14, 2019
In 1890, Louis Brandeis and Samuel Warren published the very first issue of the Harvard Law Review and in it wrote their seminal article, The Right to Privacy, which defined the concept as “the right to be let alone”. The two recognized how available technology at that time—the proliferation of...
March 12, 2019
The privacy paradox is the notion that there is a marked disconnect between people’s declared privacy preferences and that reflected by their actual behavior. The difference is often caused by the very human tendency to favor things associated with convenience and other similar incentives....
March 12, 2019
Privacy-enhancing technologies (PETs) are tools that provide for the protection of individual privacy. To determine if a particular technology is a PET, the 1980 Privacy Guidelines established by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is still considered by many as the...
March 06, 2019
No. 19-04 6 March 2019 FEATURE | Students help spread data security messages for UK’s Health Ministry 18 February 2019   UNITED KINGDOM – UK’s National Health Service (NHS) enlisted the help of pupils from St. Michael’s C.E....