Tag: health tech

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 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 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 […]

Weekly digest March 21 – March 27, 2022: EU and US reach preliminary data transfer agreement, but experts have doubts

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal processes: new EU-US data transfer deal, Digital Markets Act, China’s algorithmic rules The EU and US have announced a new preparatory data transfer deal, seeking to end the legal uncertainty in which thousands of companies found themselves after the CJEU threw out two […]

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 3 – January 9, 2022: CNIL fines Google and Facebook for making rejecting cookies difficult

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Enforcement actions: Google, Facebook, FreeMobile, Myheritage, credit assessment by mistake, access rights misconduct France’s data protection regulator CNIL has fined Alphabet’s Google a record 150 mln euros for making it difficult for users to refuse online trackers known as cookies. Meta’s Facebook was also […]

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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