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Use of the Social Security Number in France

France - January 23 2020 Under article 87 regulation (EU) 2016/679 General Data Protection Regulation GDPR, member states may define the specific conditions for the processing…

ICO Issues Fine Against National Retailer for Security Failings

Global, United Kingdom - January 16 2020 An unhappy new year for Currys PC World and Dixons Travel stores, as the ICO has issued owners DSG Retail Limited with a Monetary Penalty Notice of…

CCPA: Data Brokers Must Register Now

USA - January 13 2020 When A.B. 1202 was signed into law last fall, it was expected that the data broker registration requirement would not go into effect until 2021…

The Deadline for Registration of “Data Brokers” in California Is Near: Are You Ready?

USA - January 13 2020 This post focuses on the new requirement in California that certain businesses that sell consumers' personal information, as defined under the…

Russia Increases Fines for Violation of its Data Localization Law

Russia - January 3 2020 Russia’s Federal Law No. 242-FZ, On the Introduction of Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation with regard to the…

CCPA Coming Soon… Is Your Organization Ready?

USA - December 17 2019 In just a few short weeks (January 1, 2020), the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) will impose burdensome GDPR-like transparency and individual…

Territorial Scope of the GDPR Following EDPB’s Final Guidelines (Part 2)

European Union - December 15 2019 Article 3 of the GDPR defines the territorial scope of the regulation using two main criteria with respect to businesses: “Establishment” (Article…

Territorial Scope of the GDPR Following EDPB’s Final Guidelines (Part 1)

European Union - December 11 2019 The General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679, or GDPR, has a much wider territorial scope than organisations may expect. Some organisations…

ICO Consults on Draft Subject Access Request Guidance

United Kingdom - December 5 2019 The ICO has published draft guidance (the “guidance”) on data subject access requests (“DSARs”), which updates the previous code of practice, last…

ICO Wants to Hear Your Views on the Design of its New Accountability Toolkit

United Kingdom - November 11 2019 In an October 28, 2019 blog post, Director for Regulatory Assurance, Ian Hulme, announced that the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (“ICO”) is…