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October 20, 2021 - Ensighten

What is Cookie Piggybacking and Is it a Compliance Risk?

Cookie piggybacking, also referred to as cookie syncing and piggybacking tags is a term used to describe a common web development practice that is exposing many companies to avoidable risks and...
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July 30, 2021 - Ensighten

Amazon Hit with Record $887 Million Fine for GDPR Privacy Violations

Amazon.com Inc. has been hit with the biggest ever GDPR privacy fine—a whopping 746 million-euro ($887 million) penalty—for violating the European Union’s data protection rules.
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July 30, 2021 - Ensighten

France's CNIL Issues Formal Notices for Cookie Noncompliance

France’s data protection authority, the Commission Nationale de L’informatique et des Libertés (CNIL), has issued formal notices of noncompliance to 40 organizations for noncompliant cookie consent...
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July 22, 2021 - Ensighten

California Releases Consumer Privacy Tool for Reporting CCPA Violations

It’s been nineteen months since the California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA) went into effect, and California is revealing the effectiveness as the legislation, and releasing a new tool to let...
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July 16, 2021 - Ensighten

Understanding the Italian DPA's Guidance on Cookie Consent Compliance

Italy's data protection authority (DPA), the Garante, has announced its finalized guidelines on cookies and tracking technologies. The Garante’s guidelines, first released as a draft in December...
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July 9, 2021 - Ensighten

Everything You Need to Know About the Colorado Privacy Act (CPA)

On July 7, 2021, Colorado Governor Jared Polis signed The Colorado Privacy Act (SB 190) into law, just a month after the bill was passed by the Colorado House of Representatives. The Colorado Privacy...