Upcoming Webinar: The Future of US Privacy Laws
Join us for a look at what’s new for 2024, CCPA consumer rights insights, and help operationalising privacy on 12 March 2024, 9-10am PST
European Data Protection Board Endorses Cookie Pledge for Enhanced User Rights
The European Data Protection Board (#EDPB) has expressed support for the European Commission’s “cookie pledge” initiative. This move, announced during the EDPB’s latest plenary session, is a response to the European Commission’s inquiry on how this voluntary initiative aligns with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the ePrivacy Directive.
New Criteria for GDPR Fines Determined by the CJEU
• Fine Issuance Criteria: Clear parameters for when GDPR fines are applicable. • Fine Calculation Methods: A new formula to determine monetary penalties. • Joint Controllership Conditions: Guidelines for establishing shared data management responsibilities. • Fine Amounts: A structured approach to decide on penalty figures.
💡 California Mandates Revolutionary Browser Privacy Feature: A Game-Changer in Digital Rights
In a significant move towards enhancing digital privacy, California’s Privacy Protection Agency Board has recently approved a new legislative proposal. This proposal, aimed at aligning with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), requires all browser vendors to integrate an opt-out preference signal into their software. This feature is designed to allow users a straightforward method to refuse the sale or sharing of their personal information with online businesses, streamlining the process of data protection across various platforms.
EDPB Issues Urgent Decision Regarding Meta's Data Processing
The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) responded swiftly to protect data subjects’ rights, imposing a ban on Meta IE’s handling of personal data for behavioral advertising within the European Economic Area (EEA).
California's Privacy Progress: Recap of Legislative Action 2022-23
The legislative activity in California during 2023 marked significant strides in privacy, technology, and online safety. With a firm commitment to strengthening consumer rights and digital privacy, the state has become a guiding example, signaling a direction toward a more attentive tech landscape.