PRO Compliance | China, European Union | 16 Feb 2021
A consumer rights organisation has slammed TikTok’s data practices, saying they fall foul of the GDPR and consumer protection law.
PRO Compliance | European Union, USA | 29 Jan 2021
Two of the world’s most prominent technology chief executives have started a war of words over privacy and data-driven business models, in a battle that could spill over into the courts.
PRO Compliance | United Kingdom | 19 Jan 2021
Judges presiding over competition law damages claims cannot order defendant companies to ask their employees to hand over personal electronic devices, the UK’s leading mobile operators have argued before the Court of Appeal of England and Wales.
PRO Compliance | European Union, Spain | 18 Jan 2021
In a near-identical repeat of a penalty issued in December, Spain’s data protection authority has fined CaixaBank €6 million for GDPR infringements.
PRO Compliance | European Union, Italy, Turkey | 14 Jan 2021
PRO Compliance | Australia, Canada, European Union, etc. | 4 Jan 2021
A look at post-Brexit personal data transfers under the UK-EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement, implications of the US SolarWinds breach and key predictions for data privacy in 2021.
PRO Compliance | European Union | 18 Dec 2020
Critics have accused the European Commission of hiding behind privacy rules to avoid tackling some of the competition issues posed by Google’s acquisition of Fitbit, although others believe it was right for the enforcer to approve the deal subject to decade-long data remedies.
PRO Compliance | European Union, Spain | 16 Dec 2020
Major Iberian bank BBVA has said it plans to appeal against the Spanish data regulator’s decision to impose a record-breaking €5 million GDPR fine.
PRO Compliance | European Union, France | 10 Dec 2020
PRO Compliance | Australia, Canada, European Union, etc. | 30 Nov 2020
New advice on handling children’s personal data, compliance guides on Canada’s new privacy legislation and key lessons from recent data breach enforcement are among the key data protection updates from the last week.