Data And Cyber Bulletin - April 2021

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Data And Cyber Bulletin - April 2021

Published 30 abril 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 updates, trends and news, and we will have guest articles from our expert partners with whom we work on a day-to-day basis when responding to incidents for our clients. We will also set out a summary of the month’s key fines and penalties (see the tracker here).

This month, we focus on:

Social Media vs. Children’s Privacy Rights

The contentious issue of children’s privacy rights and social media sites, with a focus on TikTok which has come under particular regulatory scrutiny of late following the death of a 10 year old in Italy.

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

Two recent European supervisory authority decisions concerning the use of facial recognition technology by the Swedish Police and a supermarket in the Netherlands.

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

Why the Norwegian data protection authority’s fine against Grindr is particularly interesting, given the inference of sexual orientation data.

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Polish DPA Fines Entrepreneur for Ignoring Order to Notify Data Subjects

A recent Polish data protection authority fine against a controller for failing to comply with an order to notify data subjects of a personal data breach. DAC Beachcroft’s cyber team is starting to see a regulatory trend towards imposing obligations on controllers to notify data subjects, making this decision particularly timely.

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We hope you enjoy reading this month’s newsletter.

Authors

Patrick Hill

Patrick Hill

London - Walbrook

+44 (0)20 7894 6930

Hans Allnutt

Hans Allnutt

London - Walbrook

+44 (0) 20 7894 6925

Eleanor Ludlam

Eleanor Ludlam

London - Walbrook

+44 (0)20 7894 6098

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