Es wird gefiltert nach: Mai 2023


Smile, you're being recorded!

Following the American and European trend, Portugal is now one of the countries that has determined the use of Bodycams by security forces in some situations. With the entry into force of this regime, it remains to be seen whether the personal data and privacy of ...Mehr lesen

As the last EU state, Slovenia passed Personal Data Protection Act

As of 2023 data privacy in Slovenia will be governed by the newly passed Personal Data Protection Act (ZVOP-2), which aims to bring country’s data protection framework in line with the GDPR. Slovenia became the last EU member state to fully implement the GDPR into its ...Mehr lesen

What steps should employers take when publishing the labor act on the notice board to comply with labor act publication regulations in Serbia?

According to the Labor Law of the Republic of Serbia, if an employee refuses to accept at the premises of the employer a document regarding his/her employment status, the employer is obliged to publish that document on the notice board in order to deliver it. After a ...Mehr lesen

New Cookie Regulations in Japan – Amendment of Telecommunications Business Act

The Telecommunications Business Act (“TBA”) is a law administered by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications of Japan. Under the amended law, certain regulations for telecommunication businesses sending information to third parties (including cookies) have ...Mehr lesen

Authority is planning to overhaul the decade old data protection regime in Hong Kong – business should prepare for changes

The Hong Kong Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data has release signs of revamping the data protection regime in the region that will bring the standard of personal data protection in Hong Kong closer to her international counterparts. Detailed proposals remain to be ...Mehr lesen

Brazilian DPA can start to apply fines now

After two years of the law in force, and a countless actions to ensure compliance with the data protection regulation in Brazil, the parameters and criteria for applying fines of LGPD (Brazilian General Law of Personal Data Protection) were finally defined. ...Mehr lesen

The Data Protection Commission’s 2022 Annual Report

On 7 March 2023, the Data Protection Commission (“DPC”) released its 2022 Annual Report. We have summarized the key points from the 90-page Report below. ...Mehr lesen

2022 was a busy year for all privacy practitioners. This active spirit did not skip over Israel and its citizens

Among the privacy changes some interesting Legislative amendments were proposed to the Israeli Privacy Protection Law (correction number 14) dated January 2022: ...Mehr lesen

Transparency in the sights of the Luxembourg data protection Authority

As in the past, the Luxembourg data protection Authority (the “CNPD”) launched in 2020 a thematic investigation on transparency (Article 12.1 of the GDPR). This investigation resulted in interesting and useful decisions of 13 December 2022 on the Authority's expectations ...Mehr lesen

I Meta Tracking Tools Illegal – Austrian Data Protection Authority Holds That the Use Directly Violates the Gdpr and the “Schrems II” Decision

The Austrian Data Protection Authority (DPA) decided (6th of March 2023, D155.028, 2022-0.726.643) that the use of the Facebook Business Tools “Facebook Login” and “Facebook Pixel is violating the GDPR. The DPA held that the findings made in the “Google Analytics ...Mehr lesen

Facebook is in trouble again …

… And this time it’s not Max Schrems who’s behind it.

On March 15, 2023, the Amsterdam District Court ruled that Facebook Ireland violated the law by unlawfully processing the personal data of Dutch Facebook users. The Schrems rulings had already made it clear that ...Mehr lesen

Am I My Brother’s Keeper?

Understanding the Importance of Data Protection Compliance Management in Processing Chains: Key Takeaways from the CJEU’s “Proximus” Judgement C-129/21 ...Mehr lesen