Tag: GDPR

Data protection & privacy digest 9 – 30 November 2022: Microsoft 365 non-compliance, Meta “data scraping” fine, Amazon Prime class action

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal processes: Microsoft Office 365 cloud services, privacy complaints, lead supervisory authority, NIS2 Directive, Australia data breach penalties The German Data Protection Conference negatively assessed the data processing agreements for Microsoft 365 cloud services, regarding the requirements of Art. 28 of the GDPR. The […]

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 […]

Privacy by Design for Technology Development Teams

The principle of Privacy by Design builds privacy into the heart of data processing operations and systems, while Privacy by Default ensures that the data subject’s rights are protected as a matter of standard operations. These concepts were created long before the GDPR came into fruition, but under the GDPR became important requirements. 

Weekly digest 25 July – 1 August 2022: UK publishes new data protection draft bill and updates BCRs

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal processes: UK new data protection draft bill, Irish DPC expansion, rules to prevent child abuse online A new UK Data Protection and Digital Information Bill was published on a parliamentary website. This document is intended to update and simplify the UK’s data protection […]

Why is GDPR training important for technology teams?

Individuals working in positions directly relating to technology or software development often view GDPR compliance as being outside of their domain, and thus might not see the value in GDPR training. Though the extensive requirements of the GDPR can be difficult to fully comprehend, those working in technology development have a special role in ensuring […]

Weekly digest 4 – 10 July 2022: DSA and DMA adopted, setting standards on EU digital service providers

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal processes: DSA and DMA, China’s data exporters, ransom payments and liabilities, CASPs Last week, the European Parliament adopted the new Digital Services Act (DSA) and Digital Markets Act (DMA), following a deal reached between Parliament and Council. The two bills aim to address […]

Weekly digest 27 June – 03 July 2022: credential stuffing, misconfigured cloud storage, mobile devices at work, drones & privacy

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Official guidance: credential stuffing, patient privacy, use of drones The latest report from international data protection and privacy authorities has identified credential stuffing as a significant and growing cyber threat to personal information. A credential stuffing attack is a cyber-attack method that exploits an […]

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 […]

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