Title: 2016 GPEN Privacy Sweep, Internet of Things: Participating Authorities’ Press Releases

Below you will find links to the press releases of some of the 25 privacy enforcement authorities that participated in the 2016 GPEN Privacy Sweep on Internet of Things, communicating their results from, and perspectives on, this fourth annual initiative.

 

List of Press Releases

United Kingdom Information Commissioner's Office

Press release

 

Canadian Office of the Privacy Commissioner

News release / Communiqué

Backgrounder / Document d’information

Trends Blog / Billet de blogue sur les tendances

 

Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Alberta, Canada

https://www.oipc.ab.ca/news-and-events/news-releases/2016/alberta-partic...

 

Office of the Information & Privacy Commissioner for British Columbia, Canada

https://www.oipc.bc.ca/news-releases/1985

 

Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario, Canada

https://www.ipc.on.ca/study-finds-most-devices-dont-reveal-how-personal-information-will-be-used/

 

Gibraltar Regulatory Authority

http://www.gra.gi/data-protection/press-releases/the-gra-and-other-data-protection-regulators-find-privacy-shortfalls-in-the-internet-of-things

 

Irish Data Protection Commissioner

https://www.dataprotection.ie/docs/23-9-2016-International-Privacy-Sweep...

 

Colombia

http://www.sic.gov.co/drupal/noticias/superindustria-se-une-por-tercer-anio-consecutivo-a-barrido-global-de-privacidad

http://www.elheraldo.co/tecnologia/superintendencia-se-une-por-tercer-ano-consecutivo-barrido-global-de-privacidad-287101

http://www.entornointeligente.com/articulo/8989614/Superintendencia-se-une-por-tercer-ano-consecutivo-a-barrido-global-de-privacidad

 

Victoria, Australia

https://www.cpdp.vic.gov.au/images/content/pdf/privacy_media_release/GPEN_Sweep_Results_2016_FINAL_V1.0.pdf

 

Bavaria, Germany

https://www.lda.bayern.de/media/pm2016_06.pdf

 

Australia

https://www.oaic.gov.au/media-and-speeches/media-releases/privacy-commissioners-reveal-the-hidden-risks-of-the-internet-of-things

 

Albania

http://www.idp.al/2016/09/23/sweep-privacy-gpen-identifikon-mangesi-ne-aplikacionet-iot/?lang=en

 

Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany

http://www.baden-wuerttemberg.datenschutz.de/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/aPM-C-8510-2.pdf#

Datatilsynet, Norway 

https://www.datatilsynet.no/English/Publications/privacy-in-mobile-health-devices/

 

The views expressed in the above-referenced documents are those of the privacy enforcement authorities that issued the documents, and do not necessarily reflect the views of any other individual authority or the Global Privacy Enforcement Network.