Tag: dpo

Data protection & privacy digest 13 – 26 September 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, DP 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 pseudonymization […]

Data protection & privacy digest 16 – 29 August 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, ID cards, traffic licenses, TCF and OpenRTB, education platforms, insolvency claims, data sent by mistake, DPO The UK Information Commissioner’s Office offers a brief guide on how to deal with data subject complaints, (your staff, contractors, customers), […]

Data protection & privacy digest 2 – 15 August 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 and deduction”, 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 […]

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 […]

Weekly digest May 23-29, 2022: All you need to know about new sets of SCCs in Q&A

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Official Guidance: SCCs, facial recognition technology, DPOs, children’s data The European Commission has published questions and answers for the two sets of Standard Contractual Clauses, approved last year for data transfers within and outside of the bloc. These Q&As are based on feedback received […]

Weekly digest May 2 – 8, 2022: DPO dismissals, shareholders, athletes privacy, passwordless future & more

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal Processes and Redress: DPO dismissals, Connecticut privacy draft law, EU Health Data Ius Laboris blogpost explains when data protection officers have special protection from dismissal. Art. 38(3) of the GDPR expressly states that the data protection officer shall not be dismissed or penalised […]

Weekly digest March 28 – April 3, 2022: EU crypto-asset transfers to be traced and identified, with some exceptions

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal Processes: crypto-asset transfers, Belgian DPA’s independence EU lawmakers backed tougher rules for tracing transfers of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, Reuters reports. Now the EP as a whole should vote on it during the plenary session in April. Companies that transfer crypto-assets would need […]

Weekly digest March 14 – March 20, 2022: smart contracts, AI bias, password managers & privacy

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Official Guidance: smart contracts, DPO, AI risk management, GDPR cooperation The Spanish data protection authority AEPD analyzed smart contracts. Smart contracts are algorithms that are stored in a blockchain and that execute automated decisions. The very nature of the smart contract, when applied to […]

Weekly digest January 10 – January 16, 2022: Does the use of Google Analytics by EU entities violate the GDPR?

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal processes: Google Analytics case in Austria, EU Parliament, French health database, the Irish DPC The Austrian Data Protection Authority, the DSB, ruled that the use of Google Analytics violates the GDPR. Presented as evidence was a case where an IP address “anonymization” function […]

Weekly digest November 8 – November 14, 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 commission warned Belgium about failing to ensure full independence of its data protection authority. The Commission considers that Belgium violates Art. 52 of the GDPR, which states that the data protection supervisory authority shall perform its tasks and […]

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