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Data protection digest 3-16 Feb 2024: Sneakily changing terms of service and privacy policy won’t help your business

In this issue, you will find that America’s FTC is warning against retroactively changing terms of service or privacy policy. Palantir running the NHS’s new data platform in the UK, and envisaged changes to the EU GDPR enforcement framework and new dispute resolution mechanisms are also in focus. Sign up to receive our fortnightly digest […]

Why should software developers care about GDPR compliance?

Software developers often view ensuring GDPR compliance as blocker . As they are left trying to figure out what personal data is and how to maintain compliance. In a recent study by Alhazmi and Arachchilage, software developers cite multiple reasons that make approaching GDPR compliance tricky. Some reasons listed include a lack of clear best […]

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 16 Nov – 1 Dec 2023: APIs methodology, customer data minimisation, and digital mobility observatory

In this issue, you will find data protection solutions for complex data-sharing projects for both public and private actors, such as the latest APIs methodology, as well as a variety of official guidance on how to comply with GDPR requirements when it comes to innovation, research, digitisation and digital business development. Official guidance APIs methodology: […]

Data protection digest 18 – 31 Oct 2023: “Pay or Okay” – Will Meta new subscription model survive the GDPR test?

In this issue, we look at Meta’s new ads-free subscription model as the corporation runs out of available legal grounds for tracking and profiling people in the EU for targeted advertising, while being banned from using contract law and legitimate interest as justification. Meta subscription model vs GDPR Meta platform’s latest announcement of ads-free paid […]

Data protection digest 15 Sep – 1 Oct 2023: cross-border cases get the highest level of attention from regulators

In this issue, cross-border cases get the full attention of the EDPB via its rulemaking on future enforcement procedures to complement the GDPR, resolving a complex case on TikTok children’s privacy, and being asked to permanently ban behavioural ads by Meta in the EU. Legal processes and redress: cross-border enforcement, Grindr fine, EU Data Governance […]

Data protection digest 15 – 31 August 2023: financial data processing, misconducted learning platforms, and algorithmic disgorgement

This issue highlights details on financial data processing, the EU Digital Services Act took effect for large online operators, and the US FTC successfully launched “algorithmic disgorgement” via its enforcement. Legal processes Financial data: The EDPS discussed recommendations to encourage data sharing to extend the range of available financial services and products, while also giving […]

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 digest 17 May – 1 June 2023: amassing data for machine learning is ‘no excuse for breaking the law’

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal processes ‘Machine learning is no excuse to break the law’: The US Federal Trade Commission alleged that Amazon, (Alexa voice assistant), kept kids’ data indefinitely to further refine its voice recognition algorithm. If approved by the federal court, on top of a multimillion […]

Data protection & privacy digest 3 – 16 May 2023: data processing roles and obligations elaborated by EU top court

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal redress Pseudonymised (non-personal) data processing: In the instance of SRB v. EDPS, the European General Court ruled that pseudonymised data communicated by one party with another would not be regarded as personal data in the recipient’s hands if that party lacks a legal […]

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