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DPO Newsletter: Data Protection & Privacy News (issue #11)

DPO Newsletter: Global Data Protection & Privacy News

We’ve compiled the latest in Data Protection and Privacy news for your convenience below.

1) Newly Published Documentation

2) Notable Case Law

  • The Data Protection Authority of Luxembourg issued an €18,000 fine against a company, notably for insufficiently involving their Data Protection Officer (DPO) in operational issues and not giving them the necessary resources. The Authority identified eleven points to verify during an investigation on the role of the DPO within an organisation. Read the decision here →
  • The Spanish Data Protection Authority issued a €3,000 fine against a website owner for the implementation of their cookie banner and cookie policy. The Authority’s decision notably ordered the company to allow the data subject to reject non-necessary cookies and for their choice to be respected. Read the decision and order to comply here →
  • A company was fined €2,856,169.00 by the Italian Data Protection Authority for sending telemarketing emails without the data subject’s consent. The company had not sufficiently demonstrated a balance between the rights of the data subject and the website owner’s interests. Read the decision here →

3) New and Upcoming Legislation

4) Strong Impact Tech

  • Google has announced that their phasing-out of third-party cookies in the Chrome browser would be pushed back to 2023.
  • Apple has issued a report on their restrictions for developers.

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