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Data flows to the UK from the EU won’t hit a dam

European Union, United Kingdom - February 22 2021 The European Commission published a draft decision on UK adequacy for transfers of personal data from the EU to the UK, which you can read here. This…

Washington State weighs enforcement mechanism for its comprehensive privacy bill

USA - February 16 2021 Washington State legislators continue in their effort to pass only the second comprehensive privacy legislation in the U.S., the Washington Privacy…

Use of biometric technology is latest trend toward a verified internet

USA - February 12 2021 Many online platforms are using verification tools to address the broader concern of trustworthiness and credibility on the Internet. With a general…

The ICO offers guidance on personal data transfers to the SEC

USA - February 8 2021 On 19 January 2021, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), published a letter dated 11 September 2020, available here, explaining that personal…

The EDPB and EDPS adopt joint opinions on the new draft SCCs

European Union - January 25 2021 The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) and the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) announced their joint opinions on the draft standard…

New York proposes a new Biometric Privacy Act

USA - January 11 2021 On January 6th, the first day of the New York legislature's 2021 session, NY lawmakers proposed Assembly Bill 27 (AB 27), the Biometric Privacy Act…

The ICO publishes a new data sharing code of practice

United Kingdom - January 6 2021 The UK's supervisory authority, the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO), published a new data sharing code of practice (Code), available here…

EU-UK data flows following the Brexit transition period

European Union, United Kingdom - January 5 2021 After a long period of negotiation, the United Kingdom (UK) and the European Union (EU) have reached a deal on the sharing of personal data, only a…

Cookies: French data protection authority clarifies position through three major decisions impacting worldwide internet service providers

France - December 28 2020 In less than a month, the French data protection authority (CNIL) rendered three major decisions impacting worldwide internet service providers…

The UK is preparing its adequacy decisions post Brexit

United Kingdom - December 15 2020 With the end of the Brexit transition period quickly approaching on 31 December 2020, the future of international data transfers between the UK and…