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Artificial Intelligence and Privacy by Design

It is not surprising that Artificial Intelligence (AI) and privacy (by design) live in constant tension. It does not help that laws and regulations are slow in keeping up and lack a coherent framework. Meanwhile, AI technologies are introduced across all sectors of our daily lives. Deloitte released an AI report, The AI Dossier, that […]

Weekly digest March 7 – March 13, 2022: can employees secretly record workplace conversations?

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Official Guidance: workplace conversations, use of the cloud The Latvian data protection authority suggested when an employee could secretly record a conversation in the workplace to protect their interests, IAPP News reports. The regulator concluded that employees can secretly audio record their employer if […]

Weekly digest February 28 – March 6, 2022: more EU websites to obtain compliant cookie banner

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal Processes and Redress: compliant cookie banner, CEO liabilities, litigation data, virtual currencies NOYB privacy foundation launches the second wave of complaints against deceptive cookie banners after the campaign first started last spring: “Another 270 draft complaints were sent to website operators whose banners […]

Weekly digest February 21 – February 27, 2022: the EU Data Act to facilitate use of digital economic data

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal Processes: draft EU Data Act, AI liability rules The Commission proposed new rules on who can use and access data generated in the EU across all economic sectors. The EU Data Act will “ensure fairness in the digital environment, stimulate a competitive data […]

Weekly digest February 14 – February 20, 2022: regulating the cloud in the EU, GDPR as a trusted asset

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Photo by Caspar Camille Rubin on Unsplash Legal Processes: cloud in the EU, cookie consent, AI standards, children’s data protection in California The EDPB has announced a coordinated investigation and enforcement probe on the use of the cloud in the EU by the public […]

Weekly digest February 7 – February 13, 2022: France latest EU member to put pressure on Google Analytics

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal Processes: use of Google Analytics in France, Privacy Sandbox commitments in the UK The use of Google Analytics, (GA), is illegal as it threatens the privacy of French website users, concludes the French data protection regulator CNIL. In its latest decision relating to […]

Weekly digest January 31 – February 6, 2022: UK international data transfer agreement imminent

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal Processes: UK IDTA, EU Clinical Trials Regulation, digital Surveillance & International law The implementation of the UK (post-Brexit) international data transfer agreement, (IDTA), stepped into its final stage after being laid before Parliament. If no objections are raised, the IDTA, the Addendum to […]

GDPR and HR data for non EU-companies

It’s been three years since the GDPR entered into force and although it provided clarity in regards to handling personal data, some ambiguities still remain. In particular when it concerns employing EU employees as a non-EU organization. Territorial applicability The territorial applicability of the GDPR is outlined in Article 3 and is conditional on three […]

Weekly digest January 24 – January 31, 2022: GDPR jurisdictional reach, US surveillance laws, DP Engineering

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal Processes and Redress: GDPR jurisdictional reach, CNIL’s regulatory win over Google, CJEU case laws summary A recent UK Court of Appeal decision emphasizes the broad geographic scope of both the EU GDPR and the UK GDPR, but also ongoing uncertainty regarding the jurisdictional […]

Weekly digest January 17 – January 23, 2022: EU Digital strategy, smart transport and cities, AI taxonomy, Bluetooth security

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal Processes: EU Digital Strategy, IoT, biometrics policing program, US surveillance ads The EU Parliament moved on the implementation of the Digital Services Act, (part of the EU Digital Strategy), that regulates platforms for a safer online space for users. MEPs gave the green […]

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