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Top themes and takeaways from the 2021 ICO Conference

Top themes and takeaways from the 2021 ICO Conference

Yesterday (5th May 2021) the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) held its annual Data Protection Conference and provided a full day of content on ...

Social Media vs. Children’s Privacy Rights

Social Media vs. Children’s Privacy Rights

Children are actively present online at an ever-younger age and the risks associated with the processing of their personal data, by the likes of TikTo ...

Grindr’s consent rules are “no match” for the GDPR

Grindr’s consent rules are “no match” for the GDPR

The Norwegian Data Protection Authority (the “Norwegian DPA”) has notified Grindr LLC (“Grindr”) of its intent to issue a €10 million fine (c. 10% of ...

Polish DPA Fines Entrepreneur for Ignoring Order to Notify Data Subjects

Polish DPA Fines Entrepreneur for Ignoring Order to Notify Data Subjects

The Polish Data Protection Authority (the “Polish DPA”) has imposed an administrative fine amounting to EUR 20,000 (PNL 85,000) on an entrepreneur for ...

“Walking bar codes”, Swedish Police and the use of Facial Recognition Technology

“Walking bar codes”, Swedish Police and the use of Facial Recognition Technology

The Dutch Data Protection Authority (“DPA”) issued a formal warning to a Dutch supermarket for use of facial recognition technology (“FRT”) in its sto ...

Data And Cyber Bulletin - April 2021

Data And Cyber Bulletin - April 2021

We are delighted to welcome you to the first edition of our monthly Data And Cyber Bulletin. Each month, we will bring you key data risk and cyber upd ...

The draft EU AI Regulation – what you need to know

The draft EU AI Regulation – what you need to know

There is a new legislative regime on the horizon; one which has been coming for a while now - as authorities worldwide have considered whether and how ...

Brexit and Breaches: A tale of two fines

Brexit and Breaches: A tale of two fines

Much has been written about the impact of Brexit on data protection matters. However, little has been said about the consequence for the world of cybe ...

Cyber Warfare – Now a battle on two fronts?

Cyber Warfare – Now a battle on two fronts?

IT security is firmly in the spotlight as COVID-19 has increased pressure on IT systems to support homeworking and other forms of remote interaction. ...

Data Transfers: Rules for the transfer window and beyond

Data Transfers: Rules for the transfer window and beyond

The week commencing 9 November 2020 has been a very busy one for data protection practitioners, the likes of which haven’t been seen since the closing ...