News concerning European countries
A new EU-US Data Privacy Framework has been adopted by the European Commission saying it allows for safe data transfer between the EU and US.
The European Court of Human Rights found that a Finnish Court had not violated the rights of Jehovah's Witnesses by restricting data processing
The impact of the new Google Privacy Sandbox initiative on online advertising is being discussed as Google announce transfer to start in 2024.
The Malta DPA had told an IT Company that they cannot refuse a consumer's request for access due to police investigation.
The Croatian DPA have investigated and fined a sports betting company for unlawfully storing and processing credit card information.
Ireland's DPC have decided to find Meta €1.2 billion and have ordered them to stop processing the data of EU/EEA users
CNIL has fined a car rental company, UBEEQO for excessive collection of geolocation data and therefore violating GDPR.
Volkswagen have been fined for unlawful data processing while using a test vehicle to carry out training on a driver assistance system.
A professor of Global ICT Law has called for a more rational debate surrounding the need for trans-Atlantic data transfers.
A Spanish telecom company has been fined heavily for failing to prevent the identity theft of multiple customers.
German DPAs have emphasised that scientific research and data protection are compatible and more needs to be done.
An Italian energy company has been fined £26.5 million after violating GDPR with their marketing communications.
Google announces the launch of Google Analytics 4 in aims to address concerns raised in the Schrems II decision.
Norway's DPA has reprimanded a public body following a breach via employee emails allowing access to sensitive data.
It's reported nearly one third of employees admitted taking data with them when they left their job.
The Croatian Data Protection Authority (DPA) have released guidance on the processing of personal data concerning COVID-19
AEPD found CaixaBank did not obtain consent before using a previous customer's personal data for marketing purposes
The Schrems II decision found that effective mechanisms are in place to ensure SCCs comply with EU requirements…