GDPR

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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 16, 2021 - Jeff Edwards

Breaking Down China's Personal Information Privacy Law (PIPL)

On August 20th, 2021 the Standing Committee of China’s National People’s Congress passed China’s first comprehensive data privacy law, the Personal Information Protection Law (PIPL), which will go...
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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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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...