Month: December 2022

Consent Management Platforms’ misleading cookie banner designs: how to recognize and avoid dark patterns

It does not take much convincing for someone to accept freshly baked cookies, when offered to them. However, on the internet, organizations and website owners have had to work harder to balance compliance and optimize cookie consent rates, which ultimately serves to benefit them and their revenue. This is especially true after the GDPR came […]

EU-US data transfers: US Executive Order on Enhancing Safeguards for United States Signals Intelligence Activities and the impact on organizational GDPR compliance.

It is no longer news that EU-US data transfers have become increasingly challenging given the invalidation of the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework in 2020. Since then, companies have had to rely on standard contractual clauses and in other cases, data subjects have had to give consent for such transfers to happen knowing the risk of […]

Data protection & privacy digest 1 – 15 Dec 2022: draft US adequacy decision, Microsoft ‘data boundary’ for the EU, Age-appropriate design code

In this issue, you will find updates on the draft US adequacy decision, Standard Data Protection Model, HIPAA rules, multimedia boxes security, code of practice for app market, Microsoft ‘data boundary’ for the EU, Apple’s E2EE, and more. Legal processes: draft US adequacy decision, EDPB’s binding decisions, draft AI Act The EU issued a draft […]

Data protection & privacy digest 9 – 30 Nov 2022: Microsoft 365 non-compliance, Meta “data scraping” fine, Amazon Prime class action

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal processes: Microsoft Office 365 cloud services, privacy complaints, lead supervisory authority, NIS2 Directive, Australia data breach penalties The German Data Protection Conference negatively assessed the data processing agreements for Microsoft 365 cloud services, regarding the requirements of Art. 28 of the GDPR. The […]

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