Amazon & Zalando: The first connectors for online shops are available!

Amazon and Zalando data on BitsaboutMe

At BitsaboutMe, we firmly believe that every user of online services has a right on his personal data. Since Amazon is one of the largest players in e-commerce and thus collects quite a lot of data from us, we decided to develop a connector for Amazon data. But that’s not all: for all fashion friends among our users, we have added a connector for Zalando data.

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Data fairtrade as a sustainable competitive advantage

 

smartphone showing a coffee cup

What do personal data have in common with coffee? Nothing at first glance. But if we look behind the scenes of the production of the black elixir of life, we will find what we are looking for. At least when we look at fair trade data and fair produced coffee. Just as Fairtrade strengthens coffee producers and promotes fair trade, BitsaboutMe strengthens Internet users to benefit from the value of their personal data.

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EU tourists to US may get asked to hand in passwords or be denied entry

The Trump administration’s plans for “extreme vetting” put a new spotlight on how we manage our sensitive personal data, as the Guardian describes in today’s article.

Using secure cloud services like BitsaboutMe is part of a mitigation strategy, if this law becomes reality. In any case it is a firm reminder that we must start to take control over our personal data and manage it much more proactively.

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