Tag: cookies

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 […]

Consent Management Platforms’ misleading cookie banner designs: how to recognize and avoid dark patterns

It does not take much convincing for someone to accept freshly baked cookies, when offered to them. However, on the internet, organizations and website owners have had to work harder to balance compliance and optimize cookie consent rates, which ultimately serves to benefit them and their revenue. This is especially true after the GDPR came […]

Data protection & privacy digest 1 – 15 December 2022: draft US adequacy decision, Microsoft ‘data boundary’ for the EU, Age-appropriate design code

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal processes: draft US adequacy decision, EDPB’s binding decisions, AI Act The EU issued a draft adequacy decision for the United States, saying US safeguards against America’s intelligence activities were strong enough to address EU concerns on data transfers. Previously, personal data could be […]

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 […]

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