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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 2 – 17 Dec 2023: scoring of individuals, EU data consolidation, and the ‘Internet of Behaviours’

In this issue, the EU legislators moved closer to the implementation of a digital data strategy to provide European organisations with the ability to grow and compete globally. Despite the transformative effects, civil societies and cohorts of experts warn that such consolidation of European data can undermine individual data protection rights. EU regulators and courts […]

Data protection digest 2 – 17 October 2023: DPOs duties and methodology should be clarified – latest study

This issue highlights DPOs duties in the context of ongoing compliance with the GDPR, and the continuing saga of the US adequacy decision. Also of note are monitoring and privacy issues in the workplace. Official guidance DPOs duties: The Swedish data protection agency published the results of a coordinated investigation, initiated by the EDPB, on […]

Misconceptions about the role of a Data Protection Officer (DPO)

For many organisations, the appointment of a DPO has become mandatory. Although Articles 37 to 39 of the GDPR make provisions for the designation, position and tasks of a DPO, somee misconceptions still exist about who needs one, who can be one and what kind of tasks a DPO can undertake. Who is a DPO? […]

Data protection & privacy digest 4 – 17 March 2023: position of DPOs, user behavior analysis, creditworthiness and profiling

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports.   Legal processes and redress DPOs enforcement action: The EDPB launches coordinated enforcement action on the designation and position of data protection officers. DPOs across the EU will be sent questionnaires, with the possibility of further formal investigations and follow-ups. According to the Portuguese data […]

Data protection & privacy digest 4 – 17 Feb 2023: synthetic data for fintech, MS Excel guide, Palantir technology ban

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal processes and redress: synthetic data for fintech, draft Data Act, DPO dismissals The UK Financial Conduct Authority, (FCA), issued a statement on synthetic data for beneficial innovation in UK financial markets. It strongly indicated fraud and anti-money laundering as a key use case […]

Data protection & privacy digest 13 – 26 Sept 2022: Google Analytics clash, caller identification, commercial practices & GDPR

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Official guidance: Google Analytics, risk assessment tool, work monitoring, privacy policy check-list, machine learning, APIs The Danish data protection authority, following several other European counterparts’ decisions, concludes that the Google Analytics tool cannot be used legally without implementing several additional measures, (eg, effective pseudonymisation […]

Data protection & privacy digest 16 – 29 Aug 2022: data subject complaints, inappropriate reliance on consent & Smart TV reset

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Official guidance: data subject complaints, new business, identity cards, traffic licenses, TCF/OpenRTB, education platforms, insolvency claims, data sent by mistake, dpos The UK Information Commissioner’s Office offers a brief guide on how to deal with data subject complaints, (your staff, contractors, customers), when you […]

Data protection & privacy digest 2 – 15 Aug 2022: commercial surveillance, sensitive data “by comparison”, worker electronic monitoring

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal processes: commercial surveillance, sensitive data “by comparison”, workers electronic monitoring, farming data The CJEU’s recent decision may have a major impact on digital services that use background tracking and profiling to target users with behavioral ads, TechCrunch reports. The EU top court’s decision […]

Weekly digest 30 May – 6 June 2022:  secure multiparty computation, public procurement, voiceprints & privacy

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Official guidance: secure multiparty computation, public procurement, risk analysis, DPIAs The Spanish privacy regulator AEPD has published a tech-savvy blog post on Privacy by Design: Secure Multiparty Computation. It is possible to create federated data spaces, which avoid the communication and exposure of data […]

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