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Be Wary of Wearables
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • December 13 2017

With the increase in popularity of wearable devices available in the mass market with devices such as smartwatches and activity trackers, it is likely

GPEN Sweep day 2017: privacy policies of websites and apps are generally too vague and inadequate
  • Nomos
  • United Kingdom, OECD, France
  • December 13 2017

The Global Privacy Enforcement Network (GPEN) is an international network of data protection authorities, created following a 2007 recommendation of

WP29 Publishes Draft Guidelines on Consent
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • December 12 2017

On 12 December 2017, Article 29 Working Party (WP29) published its long-awaited draft guidelines on consent under the GDPR. The guidelines build on

How Employers Can Become Experts at Data Breaches: Talking about security with employees
  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • USA
  • November 9 2017

A large portion of the data breaches that occur each year involve human resource related issues. This includes situations in which HR data was lost

FTC Provides Additional Guidance on COPPA Policy for Voice Recordings
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • November 1 2017

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) clarified in recent guidance how the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) applies to internet-connected

FTC Issues Enforcement Policy on Collection and Use of Voice Recordings of Children Under COPPA
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • October 27 2017

On Monday, the FTC issued an Enforcement Policy Statement stating that the Commission will not take action against operators that collect an audio

U.S. Department of Education Launches New Student Privacy Website
  • Atkinson Andelson Loya Ruud & Romo
  • USA
  • October 16 2017

In June the U.S. Department of Education launched a new website related to student privacy issues. The website serves as the primary source of

Beyond Care, Custody, and Control: Data Security Best Practices for the Transportation and Logistics Sector
  • Benesch Friedlander Coplan & Aronoff LLP
  • USA
  • September 15 2017

The receipt, storage, and handling of sensitive shipper data occurs, often frequently and in real-time, alongside the flow of goods. Commercial

Claiming Privacy Shield Participation on Your Website? Lessons from the FTC’s First Privacy Shield Enforcement Action
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • September 14 2017

The Federal Trade Commission recently announced settlements with Decusoft, LLC, Tru Communication, Inc. (doing business as TCPrinting.net), and Md7

Why Your Sweepstakes Promotion Needs a Privacy Policy
  • Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
  • USA
  • September 14 2017

Promotional contests, giveaways and sweepstakes are invaluable tools for businesses looking to attract new customers. Unlike simple, unincentivized