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Update On ePrivacy Regulation: "Current Draft Does Not Guarantee High Level Of Protection And Cannot Be Supported", German Government States
In its response dated 3 July 2019 (Response; file no. 19/11351, available in German here) to an inquiry by members of the German parliament (Inquiry)
29 Aug 2019
German Supervisory Authority Audited 40 Websites On The Use Of Tracking Tools – And None Of Them Was Compliant
The Bavarian Data Protection Authority (‘Bavarian DPA') audited major Bavarian websites for their use of tracking tools on Safer Internet Day.
13 Feb 2019
Update On Facebook Fan Pages: What Should Organisations Do After The Release Of Facebook's Co-Controller Agreement?
After another statement by the German Data Protection Authorities (German DPAs) of 5 September 2018
23 Nov 2018
When Do Organisations Need To Carry Out A Data Protection Impact Assessment? German Authorities Provide Guidance
The German data protection authorities (German DPAs) have jointly released a list of processing activities (List) that are subject to a data protection impact assessment (DPIA). The List contains 16 examples.
7 Sep 2018
How Big Is The Risk To Operate Facebook Fan Pages In Germany?
On 5 June 2018, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) handed down its long-awaited Facebook fan page judgement (Case C-210/16) ...
European Union
19 Jun 2018
German Court Issues Important Judgment On Consent And Transparency In Facebook Case
The Regional Court of Berlin held in a judgment of 16 January 2018 that Facebook's default privacy settings and parts of their terms and conditions were invalid.
14 Mar 2018
EDPS releases recommendations on ePrivacy Regulation – Still a long way to go
We are only eight months away from the new EU data protection regime entering into force. In addition to the General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR"), which includes the general data protection provisions, the ePrivacy Regulation shall provide specific rules for electronic communications.
18 Oct 2017
European Commission Calls For Enhanced Responsibility Of Online Platforms For Illegal Content
Addressing the detection of and removal of illegal content from online platforms represents an urgent challenge for the digital society today.
European Union
5 Oct 2017
Upcoming First Annual Review Of The EU-U.S. Privacy Shield
During the week of 18 September 2017, the European Commission and the Article 29 Working Party ("WP29") will undertake the first annual review of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield ("Privacy Shield")
European Union
30 Aug 2017
CJEU Has Released Opinion On EU-Canada Passenger Name Record Agreement – What It Means For International Data Transfer Mechanisms
In the Opinion 1/15 of 26 July 2017 ("Opinion"), the Court of Justice of the European Union ("CJEU") held that the proposed agreement between the EU and Canada on the transfer...
European Union
31 Jul 2017
Status Update on the ePrivacy Regulation: 25 May 2018 is Unrealistic
The new European data protection regime will enter into force in about one year. The General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR") will provide the general framework.
European Union
23 May 2017
German Federal Supreme Court confirms: Dynamic IP addresses may constitute personal data
According to a press release dated 16 May 2017, and following the Court of Justice of the European Union's (CJEU) preliminary ruling in Case C-582/14 dated 19 October 2016 ...
18 May 2017
German Parliament voted ‘Yes' on new Data Protection Act to implement the GDPR
Yesterday, the German Parliament (Bundestag) passed a new Data Protection Act (Datenschutz-Anpassungs-und-Umsetzungsgesetz EU – DSAnpUG-EU; the Act), despite major criticism.
2 May 2017
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