Tag: cookies

Weekly digest 4 – 10 July 2022: DSA and DMA adopted, setting standards on EU digital service providers

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal processes: DSA and DMA, China’s data exporters, ransom payments and liabilities, CASPs Last week, the European Parliament adopted the new Digital Services Act (DSA) and Digital Markets Act (DMA), following a deal reached between Parliament and Council. The two bills aim to address […]

Weekly digest 27 June – 03 July 2022: credential stuffing, misconfigured cloud storage, mobile devices at work, drones & privacy

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Official guidance: credential stuffing, patient privacy, use of drones The latest report from international data protection and privacy authorities has identified credential stuffing as a significant and growing cyber threat to personal information. A credential stuffing attack is a cyber-attack method that exploits an […]

Weekly digest 20 – 26 June 2022: future US data privacy law, new ban on GA, ‘watched from home’ employees

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal processes: future US data privacy law, Canada’s Bill C-27 Last week the “American Data Privacy and Protection Act”, (ADPPA), was officially introduced to the US House of Representatives. The document, be it enforced by Congress, promises to provide consumers with foundational data privacy […]

Weekly digest May 16 – 22, 2022: cookie-walls, US governmental inquiries, cross-border transfers, AI for hackers

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Official Guidance: ‘cookie-walls’, US governmental inquiries, cross-border data transfers The French regulator CNIL published its first evaluation criteria on ‘cookie walls’ or ‘pay walls. All the principles of the GDPR remain applicable to the processing of data related to the use of cookie walls. […]

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 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 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 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 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 […]

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