Tag: GDPR Compliance

Data protection & privacy digest 25 Oct – 8 Nov 2022: EU-US privacy framework ambiguity, data breach reporting, right to be forgotten

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal processes: EU-US privacy framework, DMA, CCPA/CPRA, right to be forgotten The Baden-Württemberg data protection commissioner warns that Joe Biden’s executive order with regard to the EU-US privacy framework is an important step, but it creates legal ambiguity. It addresses the requirements of the […]

Data protection & privacy digest 27 Sept – 11 Oct 2022: New EU-US data privacy framework is now under EU legislators’ microscope

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal processes: EU-US adequacy procedures, non-material damage in the GDPR, the DSA, Colorado draft privacy law, Andorra data protection regime On 7 October, President Biden signed an Executive Order on ‘Enhancing Safeguards for United States Signals Intelligence Activities’. Along with the Regulations issued by […]

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 18 – 24 July 2022: personal data breaches, web hosting, targeted ads, smart video devices, geolocation & privacy

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal processes: personal data breaches, EU Commission’s data transfers, non-implementation of the GDPR by a country, US-UK Data Access Agreement, targeted ads In Poland, an administrative court upheld the decision of the personal data protection office UODO on the fine imposed on Bank Millennium. […]

Weekly digest 11 – 17 July 2022: patient rights, land registers, user-generated health data, targeted ads & privacy

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal processes: patient rights vs data access rights The Belgian data protection authority has clarified the right of access and right to rectification regarding medical records under the GDPR and the patient rights legislation. The subject of the complaint was a medical report drawn […]

Weekly digest April 18 – 24, 2022: business and human rights in the activities of tech companies

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Official Guidance: business and human rights in the activities of tech companies, relaxed covid measures, regulators’ annual analytics Privacy International, (PI), submitted its input to the forthcoming report by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, on the practical application of the UN Guiding […]

GDPR compliant products debunked: it’s all about HOW you use it

I’ve seen this a bit too often lately: products that qualify themselves as ‘GDPR compliant’, falsely leaving the impression that by using that product, an organisation will be GDPR compliant. In particular some blockchain products like to label themselves as ‘GDPR compliant blockchain’ – as in the public opinion there are massive problems surrounding blockchain […]

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