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Europe’s health data reuse plan needs some surgery, say privacy supervisors

The rapid adoption of the Data Governance Act suggests there's broad backing among EU lawmakers for the data reuse strategy.

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Behavioral ad industry gets hard reform deadline after IAB’s TCF found to breach Europe’s GDPR

A piece of compliance theatre that the behavioral ad industry has for years passed off as “a cross-industry best practice standard”...

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European parliament found to have broken EU rules on data transfers and cookie consents

The European Union’s chief data protection supervisor has sanctioned the European Parliament for a series of breaches of the bloc’s data...

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Adtech vendors still tracking EU users who deny consent via IAB’s TCF, study suggests

New research examining what happens after Internet users in Europe land on an ad-supported website and express their “privacy choices”...

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IAB Europe says it’s expecting to be found in breach of GDPR

Is this the beginning of the end for the hated tracking cookie consent pop-up? A flagship framework used by Google and scores of other advertisers...

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Ireland probes TikTok’s handling of kids’ data and transfers to China

Ireland’s Data Protection Commission (DPC) has yet another Big Tech GDPR probe to add to its pile: The regulator said yesterday it has opened...

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Facebook’s tardy disclosure of breach timing raises GDPR compliance questions

The question of whether Facebook will face any regulatory sanction over the latest massive historical platform privacy fail to come to light remains...

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UK gets data flows deal from EU — for now

The U.K.’s digital businesses can breathe a sigh of relief today as the European Commission has officially signed off on data adequacy for the...

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International coalition joins the call to ban ‘surveillance advertising’

An international coalition of consumer protection, digital and civil rights organizations and data protection experts has added its voice to growing...

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EU puts out final guidance on data transfers to third countries

The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) published its final recommendations yesterday setting on guidance for making transfers of personal data to...

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