Tag: biometric data

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 15 – 31 August 2023: financial data processing, misconducted learning platforms, and algorithmic disgorgement

This issue highlights details on financial data processing, the EU Digital Services Act took effect for large online operators, and the US FTC successfully launched “algorithmic disgorgement” via its enforcement. Legal processes Financial data: The EDPS discussed recommendations to encourage data sharing to extend the range of available financial services and products, while also giving […]

Data protection digest 17 – 30 July 2023: guide on website analytics, health care data sharing, and COPPA 2.0

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Official guidance Website analytics: There are many website analytics and tracking tools on the market notes the Norwegian data protection regulator, but that doesn’t necessarily mean it’s legal to use them on your website. Be prepared to follow the GDPR, even if you do […]

Data protection & privacy digest 16 Dec – 2 Jan 2023: US signals intelligence redress mechanism, “dormant” privacy risk assessment, data brokerage

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal processes and redress: US signals intelligence redress mechanism, Google search results removal, California consumer privacy rights, Australia Privacy Act review The US Office of the Director of National Intelligence, (ODNI), published a directive for implementing the signals intelligence redress mechanism created under the […]

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, rules to prevent child abuse online A UK new data protection draft bill was published on a parliamentary website. This document is intended to update and simplify the UK’s data protection framework to reduce organisational burdens […]

Weekly digest December 13 – 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. 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 without a legal basis. The offenses […]

Weekly digest December 6 – 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 Nov 29 – Dec 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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