Mondaq All Regions: Privacy
Reed Smith
The European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is underway, and companies and organizations around the world are analyzing its effects on how they collect, use, store and disclose data.
Jones Day
On April 18, 2018, CNIL outlined its policy on biometric data.
Flichy Grangé Avocats
The text defines the field of missions of the National Commission for Informatics and Liberties (CNIL), in accordance with the GDPR.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
On 12 July 2018, the German Federal Supreme Court (Bundesgerichtshof – "BGH") ruled that a Facebook user account passes to the user's heirs (Case no. III ZR 183/17).
Jones Day
The DSK guidance, formed through consensus of all German DPAs, discusses how to obtain informed consent under the GDPR, including prior to placing cookies or collecting information stored on the user's terminal.
Jones Day
On April 18, 2018, the Association of the German Insurance Industry published the results of a survey conducted by the polling institute Forsa.
Jones Day
On March 22, 2018, the Bavarian Data Protection Authority published guidance on essential requirements under the GDPR for small businesses.
Carey Olsen
Guernsey and Jersey have recently reformed their respective national data protection laws in view of the entry into effect of the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) (‘GDPR').
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The importance of data protection and privacy have been recognized with the recognition of crimes in cyber space and otherwise.
HGF Ltd
Alongside all the excitement in the run-up to the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), data protection was also in the news following revelations around Cambridge Analytica's...
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
In the third of a series of articles, political economist Eben Wilson (St Andrews) explores how law can support economic principle in the world of big data to help protect consumers.
Field Fisher
The information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has published two reports detailing its investigation into the use of data analytics in political campaigns.
Bird & Bird
Partner Simon Shooter on how much time is available for businesses to look at what obligations they have under NISD.
Bird & Bird
Partner Simon Shooter on where businesses can seek guidance in relation to the NISD.
Duane Morris LLP
Want to keep your phone secure from the government? Better use a password and not a fingerprint. Just two weeks ago, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia (2018 WL 3155596) ruled...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
The Federal Trade Commission recently posted a blog entry reminding companies about the deletion requirements under the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
Just as U.S. companies were settling into the idea of the EU's General Protection Act, California just passed the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, Cal. Civ. Code §§ 1798.100 et seq...
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
In a world in which personal data is increasingly held, and indeed generated by, third parties (social media firms, financial institutions and utilities) ...
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
Verizon Wireless ("Verizon") recently announced that it would end the sale of cell phone owners' real-time location data to companies that buy and sell access to consumer location data.
Duane Morris LLP
Privacy is like oxygen. It generally is not noticed by a consumer until it is gone. California lawmakers, however, are quite aware of privacy ...
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