Tag: consumer data protection

Weekly digest May 9 – 15, 2022: UK data protection reform, and dark patterns invalidating consent

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal Processes: UK data protection reform Last week in the Queen’s Speech it was announced that the UK’s data protection regime will be reformed through the introduction of the Data Reform Bill, dataprotectionlawhub.com reports. The Bill’s purpose is to “create a trusted UK data […]

Weekly digest May 2 – 8, 2022: DPO dismissals, shareholders, athletes privacy, passwordless future & more

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal Processes and Redress: DPO dismissals, Connecticut privacy draft law, EU Health Data Ius Laboris blogpost explains when data protection officers have special protection from dismissal. Art. 38(3) of the GDPR expressly states that the data protection officer shall not be dismissed or penalised […]

Weekly digest April 25 – May 1, 2022: class actions authorised in EU data protection cases

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from the press and analytical reports. Legal Processes and Redress: consumer data class actions, digital content and services, CCPA & CPRA The ECJ ruled that consumer protection associations may bring representative actions against infringements of personal data protection. Such class action may be brought independently of the specific infringement […]

Weekly digest April 4 – 10, 2022: EU data governance, digital products security, US law enforcement outreach & privacy

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal Processes and Redress: EU data governance, traffic and location data, consumer rights, hospitals The EU Data Governance Act, approved by the Parliament on April 6, promises to boost data sharing in the EU so that companies and start-ups will have access to more […]

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 […]

Weekly digest November 22 – November 28, 2021 “Privacy, DP, and Compliance news in focus”

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal Processes and Redress The EU Parliament Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee has adopted its position on the Digital Markets Act (DMA). The document sets not-to-do rules for companies with “gatekeeper” status and significant market capitalization in the EU, (online intermediation services, social […]

Weekly digest November 15 – November 21, 2021 “Privacy, DP, and Compliance news in focus”

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal Processes and Redress The Council of Europe strengthens its legal arsenal on disclosure of electronic evidence between governments and with service providers. A Second Additional Protocol to the “Budapest Convention“ will extend the rule of law further into cyberspace. As of today, the […]

Weekly digest November 8 – November 14, 2021 “Privacy, DP, and Compliance news in focus”

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal Processes and Redress The EU commission warned Belgium about failing to ensure full independence of its data protection authority. The Commission considers that Belgium violates Art. 52 of the GDPR, which states that the data protection supervisory authority shall perform its tasks and […]

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