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 & privacy digest 4 – 17 Feb 2023: synthetic data for fintech, MS Excel guide, Palantir technology ban

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal processes and redress: synthetic data for fintech, draft Data Act, DPO dismissals The UK Financial Conduct Authority, (FCA), issued a statement on synthetic data for beneficial innovation in UK financial markets. It strongly indicated fraud and anti-money laundering as a key use case […]

Data protection & privacy digest 1 – 15 Dec 2022: draft US adequacy decision, Microsoft ‘data boundary’ for the EU, Age-appropriate design code

In this issue, you will find updates on the draft US adequacy decision, Standard Data Protection Model, HIPAA rules, multimedia boxes security, code of practice for app market, Microsoft ‘data boundary’ for the EU, Apple’s E2EE, and more. Legal processes: draft US adequacy decision, EDPB’s binding decisions, draft AI Act The EU issued a draft […]

HIPAA, the GDPR and MedTech

There are different regulations on how medical data can be processed and stored in different nations. If your company operates in the MedTech sector in the Western world most likely you have at least heard of HIPAA or the GDPR. This article aims at analysing how both legislations relate to healthcare. The article is particularly […]

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