Dutch organizations sloppy in privacy matters

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A study conducted by KPMG and TNS Nipo reveals that Dutch organizations are sloppy in privacy related matters, such as data on clients, relations and employees. Companies are not in touch with the legal terms and conditions related to privacy protection.

The study finds it remarkable that more than 80 percent of the organizations state that they comply with privacy legislation, whereas only few have actually put it to the test.

According to KPMG’s Ronald Kroon (advisor Privacy-protection) the number of incidents is increasing notably. This may lead to reputational damage and indentity theft. Primary reason for the sloppiness is, according to the study: (lack of) awareness.

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