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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 18 Mar – 02 Apr 2024: AI and DP standardisation, patient medical data, human factor in data security

The need for AI and data protection standardisation, best practices on customer and employee data protection, rules on restricted cross-border data transfers, tips for DPOs, CISOs, IT specialists, and much more in our latest digest. Stay tuned! Sign up to receive our fortnightly digest via email. AI and data protection standardisation The French CNIL elaborates […]

Improving GDPR compliance with the EDPB Website Auditing Tool

The EDPB Website Auditing Tool, or EDPB WAT, was recently released to help monitor websites’ compliance with the GDPR. It is a free software project that is meant to help analyze websites. The EDPB Website Analysis tool uses Chromium as a webdriver to access a URL. It then will assess which external resources and cookies […]

Data protection digest 3-17 Mar 2024: Personal data gaps in information systems, TC string, mass data collectors

Information systems, their security, and personal data gaps are the focus of our latest digest. Also requiring your attention are invalid consent in cookie walls, the ‘pay or okay’ subscription model, Open AI “Sora” data practices, and the crackdown on mass data collectors Stay tuned! Sign up to receive our fortnightly digest via email. Personal […]

Data protection digest 3-16 Feb 2024: Sneakily changing terms of service and privacy policy won’t help your business

In this issue, you will find that America’s FTC is warning against retroactively changing terms of service or privacy policy. Palantir running the NHS’s new data platform in the UK, and envisaged changes to the EU GDPR enforcement framework and new dispute resolution mechanisms are also in focus. Sign up to receive our fortnightly digest […]

Data protection digest 3 – 17 Jan 2024: digital services transparency and risk assessment in the focus of regulators

Our latest data protection bulletin focuses on digital services transparency and safety from decentralised clinical trials and health apps to electronic payments and audience measurements. Data transfer impact assessments and the performance of DPOs also feature in this issue. Sign up to receive our fortnightly digest via email. Legal processes Digital Services Act: Online services […]

Data protection digest 18 Dec – 2 Jan 2024: EDPB says too early to revise GDPR, cross-border enforcement challenge ahead

In this issue, you will find the main trends in data privacy that 2024 will inherit from last year. The main areas of concern include GDPR modernisation and cross-border enforcement, the fair use of AI, international data transfers, the balance between data security and the data-driven economy, as well as children’s privacy online. Regulatory updates […]

Data protection digest 17 May – 1 June 2023: amassing data for machine learning is ‘no excuse for breaking the law’

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal processes ‘Machine learning is no excuse to break the law’: The US Federal Trade Commission alleged that Amazon, (Alexa voice assistant), kept kids’ data indefinitely to further refine its voice recognition algorithm. If approved by the federal court, on top of a multimillion […]

Data protection & privacy digest 19 Jan – 3 Feb 2023: threshold for cookies, spy pixels, consent evidence, data storage and deletion

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal processes: threshold for cookies, advertising claims’ mediation, China’s outbound transfers The EDPB approved a minimum threshold for the use of cookies and subsequent processing of the data collected. No cookies that require consent can be set without positive action expressed by the user, […]

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 […]

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