Compliance Enforcement

The latest enforcement actions from regulations like the GDPR and CCPA.
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September 28, 2021 - Jeff Edwards

France's CNIL Issues Update on Cookie Compliance Enforcement Actions

Back in July, France’s Data Protection Authority (DPA), the CNIL, issued formal notices to forty organizations it said had failed to follow the GDPR’s cookie compliance guidelines. The non-compliant...
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September 24, 2021 - Jeff Edwards

Everything You Need to Know About Consent Banners and Cookie Compliance

Legal definitions of consent vary by law and jurisdiction. But in the context of data privacy and data rights, similarities emerge across legal frameworks. In the broadest terms possible, consent is...
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September 3, 2021 - Jeff Edwards

More GDPR Enforcement: WhatsApp Hit with $267M Fine for Noncompliance

EU Data Protection Authorities (DPAs) continue to step up enforcement of its omnibus privacy regulation, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). In July, Luxembourg’s DPA levied a record 746...
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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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