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Artificial Intelligence Data Policy Privacy Startups February 23, 2024 The EU’s AI and Copyright Laws: The Challenges Ahead For Startups

Although one may think that artificial intelligence (AI) and copyright are issues separately addressed, nothing could be further from the truth, particularly today. With the rise in popularity of tools such as OpenAI’s ChatGPT and Stability AI’s Stable Diffusion, EU policymakers decided to regulate the use of generative AI (GenAI) systems, i.e. the technology at …

Data Innovation Privacy September 27, 2023 Privacy-Enhancing Technologies: Protecting Startups’ Data

Startups are increasingly dependent on the collection, processing, and use of personal data for their success. For that reason, businesses and startups take data breaches and privacy violations very seriously and implement measures to ensure their users’ data security. We’ve identified some of the Privacy-Enhancing Technologies (PETs) that startups are employing!   What are PETS? PETs …

Data Latest News Privacy Startups September 12, 2023 INFOGRAPHIC: The New EU-US Data Privacy Framework

We have crafted an infographic to explain the current landscape of EU-US data transfers. It dives into how the successor to the Privacy Shield, the new Data Privacy Framework, holds great potential to facilitate the transfer of data from the EU to the US, in particular for startups. As Allied for Startups, an association that …

Data Latest News Press Release Privacy July 11, 2023 PRESS RELEASE: New EU-US Data Privacy Framework is vital for startups and a key milestone for Transatlantic Relations

[Brussels, 11 July 2023, contact: [email protected]] The European Commission’s adoption of its adequacy agreement for EU-US personal data is a milestone decision. It is a crucial step towards an adequacy regime that will provide significant benefits for startups by enabling free and secure data flows across the Atlantic. The invalidation of the Privacy Shield in …

Data Privacy Startups June 30, 2022 Startups at the center of the privacy debate: deep dive into the EDPS Conference.

We participated in the European Data Protection Supervisor 2022 Conference!, where we reaffirmed that the privacy debate in Europe is still heated. Our question is: where are the startups? The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) is the independent EU authority that ensures all European institutions and agencies respect the fundamental right to the protection of …

Data Privacy Startups May 19, 2022 Three Keys to Unlock Data for Global Startups

Data is the most valuable asset in the modern digital economy. It allows entrepreneurs to understand complex realities, make better decisions, and even forecast business outcomes. Data is the number one ingredient of innovation and is key for startup entrepreneurs as it is an easily scalable asset. For instance, if you want to manufacture a …

Data Innovation Privacy May 5, 2022 Startup entrepreneurs, how has the GDPR affected your business?

The General Data Protection Regulation has been one of the most important compliance milestones of the overall EU agenda on data. It provided a harmonized framework for any organization around the world dealing with the personal data of EU citizens.  After 4 years of full GDPR applicability, we would like to hear the voice of …

Privacy January 28, 2021 Data Privacy Day – A startup affair

What is an issue for a consumer, becomes an issue for a startup. For the last few years privacy has become a primary concern for users and consumers. Startups, as the most user-centric actors in the economy, have followed suit in ensuring customer safety and trust by tightly safeguarding both their business and consumer data.   …

Privacy January 4, 2018 GDPR for Startups in Practise

This is the story of Aplyfifi – a name that stands for thousands of startups in Europe that are platforms, third party providers and will have to become data protection compliant by March. The idea is simple: a one-click application. Allowing visitors of your website to drag+drop their CV into a widget, and then follow …