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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 […]

Weekly digest January 10 – January 16, 2022: Does the use of Google Analytics by EU entities violate the GDPR?

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal processes: Google Analytics case in Austria, EU Parliament, French health database, the Irish DPC The Austrian Data Protection Authority, the DSB, ruled that the use of Google Analytics violates the GDPR. Presented as evidence was a case where an IP address “anonymization” function […]

Weekly digest January 3 – January 9, 2022: CNIL fines Google and Facebook for making rejecting cookies difficult

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Enforcement actions: Google, Facebook, FreeMobile, Myheritage, credit assessment by mistake, access rights misconduct France’s data protection regulator CNIL has fined Alphabet’s Google a record 150 mln euros for making it difficult for users to refuse online trackers known as cookies. Meta’s Facebook was also […]

Weekly digest December 27 – January 2, 2022: Intelligent transport, Oracle and Salesforce court victory, the death of Blackberry, fan tokens

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal Processes and Redress: EU Intelligent transport, Oracle and Salesforce court victory, discriminating AI in DC, privacy in Ukraine The EU Commission revised its Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) Directive to advance smart mobility. The aim is to stimulate the faster deployment of new, intelligent […]

Weekly digest December 20 – December 26, 2021: Facebook data transfer hustle, guide on Germany’s TTDSG, contactless payments, tech buzzwords 2021

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal Processes and Redress: Facebook data transfer hustle, Amazon fine halted, adequacy for South Korea Despite the CJEU twice declaring that the US does not offer sufficient protection for Europeans’ data from American national security agencies, Facebook, (Meta)’s lawyers continue to disagree, according to […]

Weekly digest December 13 – December 19, 2021: Grindr’s privacy fine, guide for SMEs and developers, 5G smart factories

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Data Breaches, Investigations and Enforcement actions: Grindr’s privacy fine in focus Norway’s Data Protection Authority has handed Grindr, the world’s largest social networking app for LGBTQ people, an over 6 mln euro privacy fine for disclosure of user data to third parties behavioural ads […]

Weekly digest December 6 – December 12, 2021: Whistleblowers, gig-workers, cookiebots, software flows, DPIA for AI

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal Processes and Redress The EU Whistleblowing Directive is due to be implemented into national law by 17 December. It requires all EU Member States to implement legislation obliging all companies with 50 or more workers to put in place appropriate reporting channels to […]

Weekly digest November 29 – December 5, 2021: Data volunteerism, cookie deluge, remote clinical trials, starling murmuration & privacy

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal Processes and Redress The EU Commission approved the political agreement reached between the EU Parliament and EU Member States on a European Data Governance Act. Three-way negotiations have now concluded, paving the way for final approval of the legal text. The Data Governance […]

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