Category: Consent

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Luxembourg Slaps Record €746 Million Fine on Amazon

Following a complaint by the French not for profit Association La Quadrature du Net, The Lead Supervisory Authority of Luxembourg Luxembourg Slaps Record €750 Million Fine on Amazon

Death of 3rd Party Cookies : Is Privacy Protection Possible For The Future AdTech In The EU ?

The AdTech industry has become a monster controlled by very large, and most of the time unknown to the general public, actors, advertising intermediaries and brokers, exchanging personal data on real time bidding platforms. The deals are made only in a fraction of seconds on these data exchanges.

Law Firm Internet Security and Data Protection

Recently the European National Security Agencgy, ENISA, has published a report pointting an increase of cyberattacks since the generalisation of WFH (Work From Home, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

STOP-COVID Combattre la Pandémie Sans Infecter la Démocratie

mardi 28 Avril 2020, le Premier Ministre Edouard Philippe a été entendu devant le Sénat notamment pour le projet STOP-COVID préparant la sortie du confinement imposé par la pandémie du COVID-19

ZOOM VIDEOCONFERENCING PRIVACY AND LIABILITY

A Look At The Many Considerations to Keep in Mind Before Using A Video Conferencing Technology .

Zoom Visio-conférence Pour Les Juristes

Il est impératif de bien évaluer les incidences du choix d’une technologie sur la protection des données. Un avocat manipulant des données sensibles qui lui sont confiées ou du fait de sa mission, est tenu à la plus grande vigilance. L’analyse d’impact s’impose. En son absence, la mise en cause de la responsabilité est à craindre.

Consumer contracts and the validity of consent

Personal data is the hot potato. If you do’t need it, don”t collect it, don’t keep it. Data minimisation will save you many troubles.

Court said NO to Facial Recognition Technology

FIRST EVER DECISION OF A FRENCH COURT APPLYING GDPR TO FACIAL RECOGNITION. Facial recognition technology deemed disproportionate measure in schools.

Consent in direct Marketing

The ICO has fined a PPI claims management company £120,000 for sending unlawful spam texts about its services.

How to Understand the GDPR Legitimate Interest

Much confusion around the concept of Legitimate Interest justifying Personal Data Processing. Worth going back to the roots.

Google Subject to the Biggest Fine Under GDPR

In what is today the biggest fine under the GDPR, the French Data Protection Authority CNIL investigated Google Android transparency in Data procession. The investigation was consecutive to two class actions filed on the 25th of May 2018. One by the Austrian NGO Non Of Your Business (NOYB), another by the French La Quadrature du Net (LQDN). This decision worth a close look.

Consenting to Consent Needs Consent?

UPDATE from the European Commission : Does consent given before 25 May 2018 continue to be valid once the GDPR starts to apply on 25 May 2018? A very much timely clarification from the ICO : Myth#9 We have to get fresh consent from all our customers to comply with the GDPR. Steve Wood, Deputy Commissioner busts…
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