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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

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🌐🔒 EU-U.S. Data Privacy Framework: 0:1 for the DPF

In a recent legal case (T‑553/23 R) before the EU General Court, French citizen Philippe Latombe challenged the EU-U.S. Data Privacy Framework, seeking an injunction to halt its implementation. He argued that the United States does not ensure an adequate level of data protection. However, the Court’s decision offers important insights for data privacy and legal considerations.

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🖋️ Governor of California signs the Delete Act creating a one-stop-shop opt out mechanism and greater accountability for data brokers 📜

Senate Bill 362, commonly referred to as the California Delete Act, has been signed by Governor Newsom. The Delete Act adds to California’s existing privacy laws, including the California Consumer Privacy Act (#CCPA) and the California Privacy Rights Act (#CPRA). The Delete Act has significant implications for data brokers (companies that collect, use and sell consumer personal data) including enhanced registration requirements and greater transparency and audit provisions. It also moves oversight of the law to the recently created California Privacy Protection Agency (CPPA).

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🚀 Exciting news for data privacy professionals and businesses! The UK-US Data Bridge is set to become law on October 12, 2023. 📅

This agreement ensures the safe transfer of personal data between the UK and the US while maintaining high standards of privacy for UK personal data. It’s a significant development that eliminates the need for additional safeguards when transferring data from the UK to US organizations certified under the UK Extension to the EU-US Data Privacy Framework.

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🔒 Key Privacy Update: TikTok Instructed to Address Child Privacy Concerns

In a significant development, the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) has issued a directive to TikTok, mandating changes in the platform’s handling of personal data for users aged 13 to 17. The EDPB found that TikTok’s design practices were not aligned with GDPR fairness principles during the period from July 31 to December 31, 2020.

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Transatlantic Data Deal Challenged Before EU Court 📜

A fresh legal challenge has emerged regarding the EU-U.S. Data Privacy Framework, designed to address data transfer concerns between the EU and the United States. This challenge comes merely months after its inception, following the 2020 annulment of its predecessor, Privacy Shield.