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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.

French DPA CNIL Fined Carrefour for Cookies

The French DPA CNIL finally enforced the law, Carrefour supermarket and Carrefour Bank fined for 2 250 000 euros and 800 000 euros.

A week with a 11.11.2020 and a Friday 13th was Going to be Memorable.

From the ban of encryption to the ICO fines, Cyberattacks on the rise.

End to End Encryption on Website

Part of the data protection duties for any controller owning a website is to ensure the security of the electronic transmissions and the personal data of their visitors and E2EE.

Websites surreptitiously tracking and reporting on visitors

Website tracking and monetizing website visitors. What liability for web owners?

Website transparency : Cookies and privacy notice

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is not against data processing when done in respect with the data subject rights. The amount of electronically available data and curation and storage tools, justify a better protection. Privacy is a Fundamental Human Right, for dignity and freedom.

What to retain from the GDPR after BREXIT

Since the UK referendum vote for BREXIT much has been speculated about the situation of the UK with regard to compliance to the GDPR enforceable from 28 May 2018. Although they are uncertainties, the recent UK Information Commissioner speech has reinforced the opinion that UK businesses need to get ready to comply.

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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