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Mayer Brown
On 21 March 2019, Advocate General (AG) Maciej Szpunar delivered his opinion on a number of questions which, inter alia, relate to the validity of consent to cookies ...
Mayer Brown
On 13 February 2019, the data protection officer for the German state of Baden-Wuerttemberg published a guideline on password security under the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
SKW Schwarz
On January 21, 2019, French data protection supervisory authority CNIL imposed a fine of 50 million euros on GOOGLE LLC ...
Mayer Brown
German Supervisory Authorities have issued 41 fines since the EU General Data Protection Regulation (‘GDPR') became enforceable in May 2018.
Heuking Kuehn Lueer Wojtek PartGmbB
On 13 March 2019, the State Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information in Baden-Württemberg (LfDI BaWü) published the latest version of his guidebook ...
Erdem & Erdem Law
In its decision of 06.02.2019, Germany's Federal Cartel Office has imposed certain restrictions on Facebook in its processing of user data based on its data processing policy and has ordered the termination of its conduct in this respect.
Mayer Brown
According to recent press reports, since the EU General Data protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force in May 2018, German data protection authorities have issued 41 GDPR-related fines.
Heuking Kuehn Lueer Wojtek PartGmbB
The Brexit Withdrawal Agreement negotiated between the European Union and the United Kingdom envisaged that during the United Kingdom's transitional period data protection legislation
Heuking Kuehn Lueer Wojtek PartGmbB
The use of the Internet without the use of search engines, which list links to Internet pages after keywords have been entered, is almost unthinkable. In the context of the search results,
Mayer Brown
On 12 February 2019, the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) adopted an information note "on data transfers under the GDPR in the event of a no-deal Brexit."
Heuking Kuehn Lueer Wojtek PartGmbB
The Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) must currently clarify whether and how website operators can legally integrate the so-called "Like" button of Facebook on their website (Case C-40/17).
Heuking Kuehn Lueer Wojtek PartGmbB
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) provides for a significant increase of the maximum possible fine for legal infringements compared to previous data protection legislation.
SKW Schwarz
Aus datenschutzrechtlicher Sicht interessanter waren die Feststellungen im Zusammenhang mit dem Einsatz von Tracking-Tools und Cookie-Bannern.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
The Bavarian Data Protection Authority (‘Bavarian DPA') audited major Bavarian websites for their use of tracking tools on Safer Internet Day.
SKW Schwarz
Am 21.01.2019 hat die französische Datenschutzaufsichtsbehörde CNIL gegen GOOGLE LLC eine Geldbuße von 50 Millionen Euro wegen Verstößen gegen die Datenschutz-Grundverordnung verhängt.
SKW Schwarz
Even after the GDPR's entry into force, the U.S. continues to ensure an adequate level of protection for personal data transferred from the EU to participating companies in the U.S.
Jones Day
On September 26, the Bavarian Administrative Court decided that a social media company's custom audience feature for targeted advertising violated applicable data protection law
Jones Day
On October 2, the State Commissioner for Data Protection in Schleswig-Holstein ("ULD") warned companies of a fax sent by a fake authority going by the name "Datenschutzauskunft-Zentrale"
Jones Day
On November 7, the BayLDA announced that it increased its auditing activities of Bavarian companies (source document in German).
Jones Day
On November 21, the Data Protection Authority of Baden-Württemberg issued the first fine under the GDPR in Germany against a social media provider for violating data security requirements
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SKW Schwarz
Since May 25, 2018 at the latest, the question has arisen as to whether the new data protection provisions must be observed for a wide variety of digital applications/processes.
Mayer Brown
On 21 March 2019, Advocate General (AG) Maciej Szpunar delivered his opinion on a number of questions which, inter alia, relate to the validity of consent to cookies ...
Heuking Kuehn Lueer Wojtek PartGmbB
On 13 March 2019, the State Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information in Baden-Württemberg (LfDI BaWü) published the latest version of his guidebook ...
Mayer Brown
According to recent press reports, since the EU General Data protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force in May 2018, German data protection authorities have issued 41 GDPR-related fines.
Mayer Brown
On 13 February 2019, the data protection officer for the German state of Baden-Wuerttemberg published a guideline on password security under the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
SKW Schwarz
By order (in German) of September 13, 2018 (11 O 1741/18 UWG), Würzburg Regional Court issued an interim injunction against a lawyer who provided an incomplete Privacy Policy on her website...
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
On 26 April 2018, the Conference of German Data Protection Authorities (German DPAs) released a highly criticised position paper on the applicability of the German Telemedia Act (TMA) after 25 May 2018
Erdem & Erdem Law
In its decision of 06.02.2019, Germany's Federal Cartel Office has imposed certain restrictions on Facebook in its processing of user data based on its data processing policy and has ordered the termination of its conduct in this respect.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
After another statement by the German Data Protection Authorities (German DPAs) of 5 September 2018
Mayer Brown
On 21 November 2018, the data protection authority of Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Heuking Kuehn Lueer Wojtek PartGmbB
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) provides for a significant increase of the maximum possible fine for legal infringements compared to previous data protection legislation.
Heuking Kuehn Lueer Wojtek PartGmbB
The Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) must currently clarify whether and how website operators can legally integrate the so-called "Like" button of Facebook on their website (Case C-40/17).
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