People in the netherlands are higher than average awareness of the right to privacy which is in may 2018, for all of the citizens of the European Union, shows on Thursday a survey of more than 27.500 Europeans ” (pdf). The survey is available on request from the European Commission, carried out by market research agency Kantar.
In may 2018, the European data privacy act, in the Netherlands known by the name of the General data protection regulation (the AVG), came into force. The law also gives citizens of the European Union, among others, the right to access their personal data from one administrator to have it removed.
Research firm Kantar, asked the Europeans whether they are familiar with the six rights contained in the European privacy law, and whether or not they are actually entitled to, their rights have to be created.
In the case of four of these rights, and scores of the Netherlands and the best of all the 28 member states of the European Union.
It’s going to be in the right order to get the data on to the questions, 86% of the Dutch population is familiar with, against an EU average of 65 per cent), and the right to use the data to make the required modifications, of which 80 per cent of the Dutch population, compared with an average of 61%).
Also, Dutch people are the most familiar with the law, in order for you to sign up for the digital advertising, such as advertising via text message or e-mail (81 percent, compared with an average of 59%), and the right to have the data removed (at 77 per cent, compared to the EU average, the proportion of the 57 per cent).
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The survey showed that Dutch people are the least familiar with, and the right not to be subjected to a fully automated decision by an algorithm. In nine countries, citizens of this law, the Netherlands (43 per cent) have a higher ranking than the average in Europe (41 per cent).
Also, with the right to use your data to move it to a different administrator ranks the Netherlands well: 59% of the Dutch population, and is entitled to be aware of. Only the republic of Ireland (64 per cent), and Slovakia (60 per cent), to score here, the better.
Even though Dutch is an above average awareness of the individual’s rights, it scores an average when it comes to awareness of all of the examined rights.