Virginia amendment impacts third-party treatment of deletion requests

Date posted - 18/04/2022

The purpose of this amendment was to prevent companies that receive data indirectly from other businesses from deleting consumer data in response to a request and then re-collecting data about the same consumer from an indirect business source, without...

German DPA says Google must fix consent banners

Date posted - 11/04/2022

The Hamburg Commissioner's position is consistent with previous sentiments from other EU DPAs, including the CNIL in France, which issued sanctions against Google and Facebook early this year based on a finding that the companies' respective cookie banners did...

IAB Europe submits action plan to Belgium DPA

Date posted - 04/04/2022

If the APD approves the action plan, IAB Europe will have 6 months from the date of such approval to implement the plan. However, IAB Europe has also appealed the decision, including a request to suspend the Order pending...

US states sue Google over dark patterns and German ad industry criticizes third-party cookie deprecation

Date posted - 31/01/2022

State attorneys general sue Google re dark patterns, ANA urges FTC to reject surveillance ad ban, Indiana privacy bill advances to senate floor, German ad industry criticizes deprecation of third-party cookies, EDPB issues guidance re right of access, and...

Week of August 9, 2021

Date posted - 16/08/2021

Noyb GDPR complaints are filed, CNIL releases guidelines re children, and Google blocks ad targeting of children.

A Little Privacy: week of August 2

Date posted - 09/08/2021

Faceboook disables accounts of university researchers, Amazon's unprecedented GDPR fine, IAB Europe releases guide to contextual advertising.

A Little Privacy: June/July Trends

Date posted - 05/08/2021

There's no summer off for privacy. June and July saw plenty of major developments in the world of data privacy over the past month or so, particularly in the US. We think three major trends deserve our attention.

A Little Privacy: week of July 26

Date posted - 30/07/2021

New federal privacy legislation introduced in the US. Ad industry groups question Global Privacy Control mandate in California. Read "A Little Privacy."

A Little Privacy: week of July 20

Date posted - 27/07/2021

California's new Consumer Privacy Interactive Tool lets consumers notify companies of CCPA violations. CNIL issues another round of notices. Schrems v Facebook moves to the CJEU. TikTok fined by Dutch DPA for privacy policy violation.

A Little Privacy: week of July 16

Date posted - 23/07/2021

The California Attorney General's Office sent out new letters of enforcements backing requirements to honor GPC signal. In Europe, new cookie guidelines have been issued by the Italian DPA and proposals are pending for new EU digital privacy rights.

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