Author: Olya Vasylyk

Creator and editor of TechGDPR’s weekly Digest. Postgraduate masters Diploma in Data Protection, Digital law and Management. Over a decade Olga previously was a broadcast journalist in Ukraine and France specializing in international affairs.

Data protection digest 18 Apr – 02 May 2024: EU-US redress mechanism and European Health Data Space taking shape

As part of the new EU-US redress mechanism, data subjects in the EU/EEA will have access to specific complaint forms in the event that they suspect violations regarding their data transferred to the US, whether related to commerce or unlawful access to it by signals intelligence activities. Stay tuned! Sign up to receive our fortnightly […]

Data protection digest 3 – 17 Apr 2024: non-material damage dilemma when losing control of your data

In this issue, an alternative to the pay or okay consent model, the right for compensation for non-material damage, FISA reauthorisation and GDPR enforcement procedural rules updates, AI development and personal data… Stay tuned! Sign up to receive our fortnightly digest via email. Non-material damage under the GDPR In one of its recent decisions the […]

Data protection digest 18 Mar – 02 Apr 2024: AI and DP standardisation, patient medical data, human factor in data security

The need for AI and data protection standardisation, best practices on customer and employee data protection, rules on restricted cross-border data transfers, tips for DPOs, CISOs, IT specialists, and much more in our latest digest. Stay tuned! Sign up to receive our fortnightly digest via email. AI and data protection standardisation The French CNIL elaborates […]

Data protection digest 3-17 Mar 2024: Personal data gaps in information systems, TC string, mass data collectors

Information systems, their security, and personal data gaps are the focus of our latest digest. Also requiring your attention are invalid consent in cookie walls, the ‘pay or okay’ subscription model, Open AI “Sora” data practices, and the crackdown on mass data collectors Stay tuned! Sign up to receive our fortnightly digest via email. Personal […]

Data protection digest 18 Feb – 2 Mar 2024: web browsing data for sale, banking sector outsourcing, cybersecurity core 2.0

This issue highlights how web browsing data, non-anonymised according to America’s FTC, was sold worldwide in the Avast/Jumpshot case, the EDPB’s new enforcement action on the right of access, cloud outsourcing in the banking sector, the NIST’s new cybersecurity framework for all organisations, and federated learning analysis. Stay tuned! Sign up to receive our fortnightly […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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