GDPR / ICO Complaint Filed Against IFSEC Show Facial Recognition

Author: IPVM Team, Published on Jun 20, 2018

IPVM has filed a complaint against IFSEC’s parent company UBM based on our concern that the conference violates core GDPR principles on biometrics at its London conference.

The complaint was filed with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the UK’s data supervisory authority which monitors GDPR compliance. Any IFSEC attendee can make such a complaint here.

In this note, we explain what is being done at IFSEC, what the GDPR regulations are for this and why the complaint was made.

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IFSEC ****** ****** *********** *******?

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Comments (25)

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