Tag: GDPR

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 13 – 19 June 2022: privacy in the digital age, geolocation, access rights, ransom victim-shaming & more

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal Processes: UK data protection reform, privacy in the digital age The UK Government published its response to the “Data: a new direction” consultation ahead of data protection reform. During the consultation period, it engaged with a range of stakeholders, including over 40 roundtables […]

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 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 May 9 – 15, 2022: UK data protection reform, and dark patterns invalidating consent

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal Processes: UK data protection reform Last week in the Queen’s Speech it was announced that the UK’s data protection regime will be reformed through the introduction of the Data Reform Bill, dataprotectionlawhub.com reports. The Bill’s purpose is to “create a trusted UK data […]

Weekly digest April 11 – 17, 2022: France’s CNIL to simplify investigation and enforcement of minor cases

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal Processes: CNIL investigation and enforcement, EDPB procedural rules  The French data protection authority CNIL announced a reform of its corrective procedures: towards simplified investigation and enforcement actions. A simplified procedure was created in particular for less complex cases. This reform will allow the […]

Artificial Intelligence and Privacy by Design

It is not surprising that Artificial Intelligence (AI) and privacy (by design) live in constant tension. It does not help that laws and regulations are slow in keeping up and lack a coherent framework. Meanwhile, AI technologies are introduced across all sectors of our daily lives. Deloitte released an AI report, The AI Dossier, that […]

Weekly digest January 31 – February 6, 2022: UK international data transfer agreement imminent

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal Processes: UK IDTA, EU Clinical Trials Regulation, digital Surveillance & International law The implementation of the UK (post-Brexit) international data transfer agreement, (IDTA), stepped into its final stage after being laid before Parliament. If no objections are raised, the IDTA, the Addendum to […]

Weekly digest January 24 – January 31, 2022: GDPR jurisdictional reach, US surveillance laws, DP Engineering

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal Processes and Redress: GDPR jurisdictional reach, CNIL’s regulatory win over Google, CJEU case laws summary A recent UK Court of Appeal decision emphasizes the broad geographic scope of both the EU GDPR and the UK GDPR, but also ongoing uncertainty regarding the jurisdictional […]

Weekly digest October 25 – October 31, 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 Administrative Court of Dusseldorf clarified a non-retroactive applicability of the GDPR. In 2016, charges were brought against the plaintiff, a decades-long civil servant for the police and secret services, for tax evasion followed by an alleged disclosure by the […]

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