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Introducing TechGDPR’s AI Ethics & Compliance Services

In an era where artificial intelligence (AI) technology is rapidly evolving, the importance of ethical considerations and compliance with regulations cannot be overstated. As AI continues to transform industries, ensuring these technologies are used responsibly and in accordance with legal standards is paramount. Recognizing this need, TechGDPR is excited to announce the launch of our […]

Data protection digest 3-16 Feb 2024: Sneakily changing terms of service and privacy policy won’t help your business

In this issue, you will find that America’s FTC is warning against retroactively changing terms of service or privacy policy. Palantir running the NHS’s new data platform in the UK, and envisaged changes to the EU GDPR enforcement framework and new dispute resolution mechanisms are also in focus. Sign up to receive our fortnightly digest […]

Why should software developers care about GDPR compliance?

Software developers often view ensuring GDPR compliance as blocker . As they are left trying to figure out what personal data is and how to maintain compliance. In a recent study by Alhazmi and Arachchilage, software developers cite multiple reasons that make approaching GDPR compliance tricky. Some reasons listed include a lack of clear best […]

Data protection digest 18 Jan – 2 Feb 2024: social media industry grilled over child safety and mental health

Child safety online was the subject of a sometimes heated US Congressional hearing, forcing CEOs of the biggest American social media giants to apologise to parents of victims. While legislators are struggling to find a legal solution to the crisis, police are finding evidence of children as young as seven being at risk of harm. […]

Data protection digest 3 – 17 Jan 2024: digital services transparency and risk assessment in the focus of regulators

Our latest data protection bulletin focuses on digital services transparency and safety from decentralised clinical trials and health apps to electronic payments and audience measurements. Data transfer impact assessments and the performance of DPOs also feature in this issue. Sign up to receive our fortnightly digest via email. Legal processes Digital Services Act: Online services […]

Making sense of new EU-wide data regulations, the red thread behind the digital single market

A multitude of new regulations are either in the ordinary legislative procedure or already in force. These include the Data Act, the Data Governance Act, the Digital Services Act, the Digital Markets Act, the Cyber-Resilience Act, European Health Data Space Regulation, the Artificial Intelligence Act. Data regulations in the European Union (EU) are becoming more […]

Data protection digest 18 Dec – 2 Jan 2024: EDPB says too early to revise GDPR, cross-border enforcement challenge ahead

In this issue, you will find the main trends in data privacy that 2024 will inherit from last year. The main areas of concern include GDPR modernisation and cross-border enforcement, the fair use of AI, international data transfers, the balance between data security and the data-driven economy, as well as children’s privacy online. Regulatory updates […]

Data protection digest 2 – 17 Dec 2023: scoring of individuals, EU data consolidation, and the ‘Internet of Behaviours’

In this issue, the EU legislators moved closer to the implementation of a digital data strategy to provide European organisations with the ability to grow and compete globally. Despite the transformative effects, civil societies and cohorts of experts warn that such consolidation of European data can undermine individual data protection rights. EU regulators and courts […]

Data protection digest 16 Nov – 1 Dec 2023: APIs methodology, customer data minimisation, and digital mobility observatory

In this issue, you will find data protection solutions for complex data-sharing projects for both public and private actors, such as the latest APIs methodology, as well as a variety of official guidance on how to comply with GDPR requirements when it comes to innovation, research, digitisation and digital business development. Official guidance APIs methodology: […]

Data protection digest 1 – 15 Nov 2023: AI application must ensure digital self-determination of data subjects

This issue highlights a couple of analyses that perhaps help to understand the essence of AI and other new technology, to which the GDPR applies, and the urgent need for digital self-determination for its users. Self-determination and AI Digital self-determination of a user: The Swiss Federal Data Protection Commissioner FDPIC stresses that the current data […]

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