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Data protection & privacy digest 13 – 26 September 2022: Google Analytics clash, caller identification, commercial practices & GDPR

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Official guidance: Google Analytics, DP assessment tool, work monitoring, privacy policy check-list, Machine Learning, APIs The Danish data protection authority, following several other European counterparts’ decisions, concludes that the Google Analytics tool cannot be used legally without implementing several additional measures, (eg, effective pseudonymization […]

Data protection & privacy digest 30 Aug – 12 Sep 2022: the US hosting provider in the EU, Google Fonts claims, Children’s Code

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Image by William from Pixabay  Legal processes: US hosting subsidiary in the EU, Google Fonts, IAB Europe in the CJEU, California Age-Appropriate Design Code, new Swiss privacy law In Germany, a public procurement chamber’s decision to ban hospitals’ digital discharge management to store data […]

Data protection & privacy digest 16 – 29 August 2022: data subject complaints, inappropriate reliance on consent & Smart TV reset

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Official guidance: data subject complaints, new business, ID cards, traffic licenses, TCF and OpenRTB, education platforms, insolvency claims, data sent by mistake, DPO The UK Information Commissioner’s Office offers a brief guide on how to deal with data subject complaints, (your staff, contractors, customers), […]

Data protection & privacy digest 2 – 15 August 2022: commercial surveillance, sensitive data “by comparison”, worker electronic monitoring

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal processes: commercial surveillance, sensitive data “by comparison and deduction”, workers electronic monitoring, farming data The CJEU’s recent decision may have a major impact on digital services that use background tracking and profiling to target users with behavioral ads, TechCrunch reports. The EU top […]

Privacy by Design for Technology Development Teams

The principle of Privacy by Design builds privacy into the heart of data processing operations and systems, while Privacy by Default ensures that the data subject’s rights are protected as a matter of standard operations. These concepts were created long before the GDPR came into fruition, but under the GDPR became important requirements. 

Weekly digest 25 July – 1 August 2022: UK publishes new data protection draft bill and updates BCRs

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal processes: UK new data protection draft bill, Irish DPC expansion, rules to prevent child abuse online A new UK Data Protection and Digital Information Bill was published on a parliamentary website. This document is intended to update and simplify the UK’s data protection […]

Weekly digest 18 – 24 July 2022: personal data breaches, web hosting, targeted ads, smart video devices, geolocation & privacy

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal processes: personal data breaches, EU Commission’s data transfers, non-implementation of the GDPR by a country, US-UK Data Access Agreement, targeted ads In Poland, an administrative court upheld the decision of the personal data protection office UODO on the fine imposed on Bank Millennium. […]

Weekly digest 11 – 17 July 2022: patient rights, land registers, user-generated health data, targeted ads & privacy

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal processes: patient rights vs data access rights The Belgian data protection authority has clarified the right of access and right to rectification regarding medical records under the GDPR and the patient rights legislation. The subject of the complaint was a medical report drawn […]

Why is GDPR training important for technology teams?

Individuals working in positions directly relating to technology or software development often view GDPR compliance as being outside of their domain, and thus might not see the value in GDPR training. Though the extensive requirements of the GDPR can be difficult to fully comprehend, those working in technology development have a special role in ensuring […]

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