24 Nov 2023
Navigating the Digital Advertising Landscape: Latest Developments and Strategies for Success
The online world is thriving due to the constant evolvement of technological innovation. The...
26 May 2023
Ireland’s DPC imposes a record GDPR fine of €1.2 billion for Meta's EU-U.S. data transfers
Ireland’s DPC rules on the legality of Meta's EU-U.S. data transfers and imposes a record...
25 May 2023
MEPs rejected the EU- U.S. Data Privacy Framework
On the 11th of May 2023, Members of the European Parliament (MEPs), have adopted a resolution...
23 May 2023
ICO fined TikTok 12.7M GBP over misuse of children's data
On April 4th, 2023, the U.K. Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) announced the imposition of...
21 May 2023
UK re-introduces Data Protection & Digital Information (No. 2) Bill, the new UK version of GDPR
On March 8th, 2023, the UK Secretary of State for Science, Innovation and Technology, Michelle...
19 May 2023
EDPB announces binding decision on Meta personal data transfers to the United States
On the 13th of April 2023, the European Data Protection Board (EDPB), announced the adoption of a...
15 May 2023
Privacy Minders attended the International Conference REDA 2023
On May 5th, 2023, our Privacy Lawyers, Maria Antoniadou and Melina Loizou, attended the “REDA...
21 Feb 2023
ENISA publishes report on Personal Data Sharing
In celebration of the Data Protection Day on the 28th of January 2023, the European Union Agency...
01 Aug 2022
Kindly be advised that our company will be closed for summer holidays only on 15th and 16th of...
01 Aug 2022
Our Managing Partner, Maria Raphael, speaks at the 2nd CPD Webinar ‘’Fundamentals on Data Protection’’ by UCLan Cyprus
Our Managing Partner, Maria Raphael, speaks at the 2nd CPD Webinar ‘’Fundamentals on Data...
27 Apr 2022
The European Data Protection Board addresses Dark Patterns in Social Media Platforms
The European Data Protection Board addresses Dark Patterns in Social Media Platforms -Tricks to...
30 Mar 2022
The managing partner of Privacy Minders, Maria Raphael, is appointed to ENISA Ad Hoc Working Group
We are delighted to announce that, following the Decision 16/2022 of March 2022 of the executive...
21 Feb 2022
Privacy Minders participates at the XIV Data Privacy Institute Privacy Forum held in Madrid
We are delighted to announce that on the 17th of February 2022, Maria Raphael, the managing...
18 Feb 2022
The Issue of Liability of EU and UK Representatives
Under the GDPR, controllers or processors not established in the European Union are required to...
31 Jan 2022
Privacy Minders contributes to IAPP’s White Paper on 2022 Global Legislative Predictions
The International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) has been tracking Global...
13 Jan 2022
Surveillance and Data Retention in the EU
The retention of traffic and location data for a certain time by providers of electronic...
30 Nov 2021
GDPR: The new SCCs for International Data Transfers and the need for amendment in Cyprus Law
On 4 June 2021, the European Commission (EC) has adopted the new International Standard...
17 Nov 2021
Google wins appeal in UK Supreme Court
On 10/11/2021, the UK ‘s Supreme Court issued its judgment in the case of Lloyd (Respondent) v...
13 May 2021
EADPP at the EDPB Stakeholder Event on processing of personal data for scientific purposes
On April 30th 2021 the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) organized a remote stakeholder event...
19 Apr 2021
Our Director, Maria Raphael, was a speaker at the 3rd Digital & Payments Conference
Our Partner and Director, Ms. Maria Raphael, was a speaker at the 3rd Digital Banking & Payments...
02 Dec 2020
Privacy Minders’ founder was elected the President of the EADPP
Maria Raphael, Privacy Minders’ founder and Director/Partner at the law firm, I.Frangos...
01 Dec 2020
Personal Data Protection Fines in Cyprus from July to September 2019
In 2019 the office of Cyprus Commissioner for the protection of personal data has received...
03 Nov 2020
End of EU-US Privacy Shield: Impacts of the CJEU decision on data transfers outside EU
End of EU-US Privacy Shield: Impacts of the EU Court of Justice decision on data transfers...
23 Jun 2020
Maria Raphael, our founder, spoke at the 5th Data Privacy & Protection Online Conference
The 5th Data Privacy & Protection Online Conference, titled “Regulations, Transparency...
01 Jun 2020
Real Estate companies subject to GDPR fines
The GDPR has changed the landscape in Europe and beyond. Nonetheless, compliance is a dynamic...
07 May 2020
COVID-19 and GDPR: The use of thermal cameras and other applications
The Cyprus Commissioner for the Protection of Personal Data has released an announcement...
28 Apr 2020
EADPP Ireland’s webinar on Cybersecurity and Data Protection
The European Association for Data Protection Professionals (EADPP) Ireland branch hosts a free...
21 Feb 2020
Cyprus Commissioner fines companies for tool scoring employees’ sick leaves
The Cyprus Commissioner for personal data protection has fined three affiliated companies for the...
07 Feb 2020
Privacy Minders contributes to IAPP’s White Paper on 2020 Global Legislative Predictions
The International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) has published a valuable report...
31 Jan 2020
Cyprus Parliament passes legislation allowing phone surveillance
On Friday, 24/01/2020, the Parliament after years of demand by authorities, passed a bill...
21 Nov 2019
First general assembly of EADPP, the European Association of Data Protection Professionals
On 15 December 2019 the conference and first General Assembly of the EADPP European Association...
07 Nov 2019
Cyprus Public Sector under Audit for GDPR compliance
The Cyprus Commissioner for personal data protection assessed the level of compliance of public...
08 Oct 2019
Cookie Consent not valid when Checkbox is pre-ticked, CJEU rules
On the 1st of October 2019, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) issued a decision...
23 Sep 2019
Privacy Minders sponsor the event “SkalaTimes Artist of the Year”
For a second year in a row, SkalaTimes, Larnaca’s online magazine, has organised with a great...
01 Aug 2019
EU Court: Website using Facebook ‘Like’ button liable for data
A German Consumer Body sued a German online clothing retailer Fashion ID for breaching personal...
12 Jul 2019
Privacy due diligence in M & As - What Marriott Hotels’ cyber incident teaches us
UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has shaken up the privacy world this week. On Monday...
06 Jun 2019
One Year of GDPR: The Aftermath in Cyprus and abroad
The 25th May 2019 marked the one-year anniversary of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR...
26 Apr 2019
Greek Oil Company Responsible for Data Leak
The Greek Data Protection Authority ascertained that the Hellenic Petroleum processed sensitive...
02 Apr 2019
Cyprus Commissioner’s Fine on newspaper confirmed by Supreme Court
Newspaper fined for disclosing child’s name and health problem.
26 Mar 2019
GDPR: €10,000 Fine on a Newspaper for Publishing the Names and Photos of Police-Officers
A financial penalty of €10,000 was imposed on a local newspaper by the Office of the Cyprus Data...
19 Feb 2019
Archibishop Makarios Hospital hit with a €5.000 fine by the Cyprus Commissioner
A patient submitted a complaint to the Cyprus Commissioner after her request for the exercise of...
11 Feb 2019
Disclosure of Suspicious Activity Reports
The U.K. case of Lonsdale v National Westminster Bank plc  EWHC 1843(QB) has revealed that...
22 Jan 2019
GDPR Violations: €50 million Fine for Google in France
France's National Data Protection Commission (CNIL) issued a 50 million euros fine against Google...
10 Jan 2019
Global GDPR Legislative predictions by IAPP
The International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) has published an article where...
03 Jan 2019
Privacy Minders contributes to the creation of IAPP’s new GDPR tool
Maria Raphael, managing partner of Privacy Minders and member of the International Association of...
30 Nov 2018
Commissioner’s announcement on ongoing GDPR compliance investigations
On the 28th of November 2018, the Cyprus Commissioner announced that her office currently and...
29 Nov 2018
GDPR awareness presentation
Privacy Minders is committed to raise GDPR awareness and enhance business understanding on data...
10 Aug 2018
Cyprus enacts domestic GDPR implementation law
On 31/07/2018, Cyprus enacted The Protection of Natural Persons against the Processing of their...
26 Jul 2018
Supreme Court’s circular on anonymizing judgments
As the GDPR clearly states, the supervisory authorities shall not be competent to supervise data...
23 Jul 2018
Sanctions imposed for unwanted sms and email ads
After examining various complaints submitted by citizens in March, April and June 2018, the...
13 Jun 2018
Privacy Minders’ GDPR training sessions for Municipalities and Community Councils
The founder of our firm Maria Raphael, will be presenters at GDPR training sessions for the...
05 Jun 2018
Administrators of fan pages on Facebook owe responsibilities for the processing of visitors’ data
The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruled today that a German company operating in...
15 May 2018
Privacy Minders contributed in an informative article published by the online portal alphanews...