Tag: International transfers

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 […]

Weekly digest 18 – 24 July 2022: personal data breaches, web hosting, targeted ads, smart video devices, geolocation & privacy

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal processes: personal data breaches, EU Commission’s data transfers, non-implementation of the GDPR by a country, US-UK Data Access Agreement, targeted ads In Poland, an administrative court upheld the decision of the personal data protection office UODO on the fine imposed on Bank Millennium. […]

Weekly digest 11 – 17 July 2022: patient rights, land registers, user-generated health data, targeted ads & privacy

TechGDPR’s review of international data-related stories from press and analytical reports. Legal processes: patient rights vs data access rights The Belgian data protection authority has clarified the right of access and right to rectification regarding medical records under the GDPR and the patient rights legislation. The subject of the complaint was a medical report drawn […]

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 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 November 15 – November 21, 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 Council of Europe strengthens its legal arsenal on disclosure of electronic evidence between governments and with service providers. A Second Additional Protocol to the “Budapest Convention“ will extend the rule of law further into cyberspace. As of today, the […]

International Transfers of Personal Data after the Schrems II ruling

On July 16, 2020, the top court of the European Union (CJEU) issued a groundbreaking ruling on the so-called “Schrems II” case concerning  international transfers of personal data from the European Union. It was meant to deal mostly with transfers to the main EU commercial partner – the United States – but turned out to […]

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