Working Party Weighs In on Purpose Limitation and Big Data
DATA PROTECTION—EUAugust 13, 2013
The concept of purpose limitation is a cornerstone of the protection of personal data. It is an essential first step in applying data protection laws since it constitutes a prerequisite for other data quality requirements, contributes to transparency and legal certainty and sets limits on how controllers are able to use personal data. In this exclusive for The Privacy Advisor, Stefano Tagliabue, CIPP/E, discusses the Article 29 Working Party’s opinion on purpose limitation and Big Data.