As the fallout continues following the data scandal embracing Facebook and Cambridge Analytica, after facing heavy criticism for his long silence, its CEO Mark Zuckerberg has finally emerged with a six-step plan to improve privacy across its platform.
But, just how far did the tech giant stray from the fundamental data protection principles?
So which GDPR principles did Facebook breach?
- Principle 1 - Personal data must be processed fairly, lawfully and in a transparent way
- Principle 2 - Personal data should be collected only for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes, and not processed in a manner that is incompatible with those purposes
- Principle 3 - The personal data collected should be adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary for our purpose
- Principle 4 - Personal data should be accurate and kept up-to-date. Reasonable steps must be taken to ensure that inaccurate personal data is erased or rectified immediately
- Principle 5 - Personal data must not be kept (in a form that permits identification of data subjects) longer than is necessary for the purpose
- Principle 6 - Personal data must be protected against unauthorised access, unlawful processing, and accidental loss, destruction or damage
Scores on the board - 0/6
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