Tag: cookies

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 […]

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 1 – November 7, 2021 “Privacy, DP, and Compliance news in focus”

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal Processes China’s Personal Information Protection Law, PIPL, came into effect on November 1. It largely blends  the EU (GDPR) and California (CCPA) privacy rules for the handling of personal and sensitive information, including different legal bases, as well as general principles for data […]

Weekly digest October 25 – October 31, 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 Administrative Court of Dusseldorf clarified a non-retroactive applicability of the GDPR. In 2016, charges were brought against the plaintiff, a decades-long civil servant for the police and secret services, for tax evasion followed by an alleged disclosure by the […]

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