Binns and Veale, ‘Is that your final decision? Multi-stage profiling, selective effects, and Article 22 of the GDPR’

“Data protection law provides a set of rights and obligations in relation to the processing of personal data. Amongst its substantive principles, such as lawfulness, fairness, transparency, and various procedural elements and risk-based measures that apply to personal data processing, it also addresses the use of automated decision-making systems. Provisions around automated decisions are not new, having been part of the data protection toolbox for several decades. The Data Protection Directive 1995 regulated automated decision-making; however in practice this was largely theoretical and the rights and obligations therein were rarely invoked. However, this previously dormant corner of data protection has begun to awaken in recent years …” (more)

Reuben Binns and Michael Veale, ‘Is that your final decision? Multi-stage profiling, selective effects, and Article 22 of the GDPR’, International Data Privacy Law, https://doi.org/10.1093/idpl/ipab020. Published: 20 October 2021.

First posted 2021-10-25 18:00:42

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