„Helping organizations to deal with data in a way, which is permitted by law and to protect their data … this is my mission!”

Your consultant for Data Protection and Information Security

You are a nationally or internationally operating, medium-sized organization? You have noticed that investment in security and protection of your customers and your data is a competitive advantage?
You would like to protect your Business Secrets against theft?
You need a solution for a special issue regarding data protection or information security?

Protect both your and your customers’ data! Thereby you will protect your capital and property!

I am a consultant for data protection and information security, and I support you with any questions regarding data protection and the implementation of an information security system.

Course: Privacy in professional photography

By Wolfgang Zwanzger | 5. July 2022

Dear Sir or Madam, this article is unfortunately only offered in German language. Thank you for your understanding.

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War in Europe … and the threat from data

By Wolfgang Zwanzger | 25. February 2022

Times are changing quickly Yesterday, in the early morning of February 24, 2022, the unimaginable has happened. There is war in Europe. Regardless of political and historical backgrounds and causes one thing is undeniable: There will be no winners. But there will be many victims, and these will be those with no interest in nor … Read more

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Facebook fanpage vs. GDPR – compliant or not?

By Wolfgang Zwanzger | 7. April 2021

Is it possible to run a Facebook-Fanpage compliant with the data protection law? The ECJ (European Court of Justice) already stated in its judgement of June 5 2018 (AZ-C-210/16) that the operation of Facebook-Fanpages is not data protection compliant[1]. So, is it an ‘old hat’?

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IT security is just one part of the story!

By Wolfgang Zwanzger | 6. February 2021

Your startup is working on new technological inventions and your confidential data is stolen. Do you notice this before you recognize your products offered by your competitors?

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Is DORA destroying the principle of subsidiarity?

By Wolfgang Zwanzger | 11. January 2021

DORA is a planned regulation of the European Parliament, which is supposed to strengthen cyber resilience in the financial sector. The Genossenschaftsverband Bayern criticizes, that DORA does not entirely comply with the association structures of the German „Genossenschaften“.
This article will give an overview of the points of criticism with respect to outsourcing.

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Is the GDPR still applicable to a company not established in the European Union?

By Wolfgang Zwanzger | 19. November 2020

Is the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) mandatory for a company, which is not established in the European Union? Is globalisation and the global network a reason not to apply the rules and obligations of the GDPR?

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Usage of cookies … how to do it legally?

By Wolfgang Zwanzger | 5. November 2020

Since the enactment of the GDPR, lots of different cookie banners (or consent banners) are used on websites. And there is a large variety of these banners regarding their content and usage. On the one hand, there are small sized banners, which only have to be confirmed. On the other hand, there are consent banners with a lot of information and customizing options, most people do not understand.

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No more data to the USA?

By Wolfgang Zwanzger | 1. October 2020

Maybe you have heard about the last judicial decision C-311/18 named “Schrems II” of the European Court (EuGH) on July 16, 2020. What are the consequences of this decision and what does “Schrems II” mean? This article would like to give a short summary to people, who are not experts and not familiar with this special topic of the GDPR and who are transferring data to the USA as a controller.

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Why should I care about privacy?

By Wolfgang Zwanzger | 10. February 2020

My name is Wolfgang Zwanzger, I am a consultant for data protection and information security and I would like to talk to you about the GDPR – the General Data Protection Regulation. Today I would like to discuss the following question: Why should I care about privacy? In Europe, data privacy is an important human … Read more

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