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DPO Newsletter: Data Protection & Privacy News (issue #16)

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

  • The European Data Protection Board has issued two opinions on the draft decisions by the Slovakian and the Czech Republic authorities. The opinions concern the accreditation requirements for codes of conduct of monitoring bodies. Read the opinions here →
  • The Japanese data protection authority has issued a Guidance on Data Transfers. Read the guidelines here → (in Japanese)

2) Notable Case Law

  • The French Data Protection Authority fined a company € 400,000 for lack of transparency in their processing of personal data. The company had failed to inform persons that their personal data had been collected for the purpose of lobbying. Read the case details here → (in French)
  • The Attorney General for California sent enforcement letters to organisations requesting information about cookies, trackers and analytics.
  • The French Data Protection Authority issued a €50,000 fine to the news outlet Le Figaro, for automatically setting trackers before users granted their consent. Read the post here → (in French)

3) New and Upcoming Legislation

4) Strong Impact Tech

Other Key information from the past weeks

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