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Google Hit With €50 Million Fine Over GDPR Violation
On the 25th May 2018, the same day on which the General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR") came into effect, complaints were filed against Google by two groups which advocate for privacy rights.
28 Jan 2019
Compliance For Fintech Companies: What Your Website Visitors Have A Right To Know
In recent years, the financial services industry has been stepping into the digital world, with many financial institutions also operating online.
18 Jul 2016
EU-US Data Transfer Deal Reached: New Privacy Shield Will Replace Invalid Safe Harbour Agreement
On the 2nd of February, Justice Commissioner Juorová announced that an agreement has been reached between the EU and the US on the safe flow of data.
European Union
11 Feb 2016
Monitoring Of Employees' Private Messages At The Workplace
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has recently ruled that companies have the right to monitor employees' online private messages during their working time.
European Union
25 Jan 2016
Facebook Must Stop Tracking Non-Users
A Belgian court has ruled that Facebook has 48 hours to stop tracking people in Belgium who are not members of its social network.
European Union
23 Nov 2015
UK's Surveillance Measures
The UK has recently proposed an Investigatory Powers Bill, which will provide new surveillance powers to the police and security services.
20 Nov 2015
The Use Of Technologies And Respect For Privacy At The Workplace
In Europe, the use of new information and communication technologies ( ICT) at the workplace has spread rapidly in recent years.
4 Nov 2015
The Commission "Is Not Ready To Play This Game" - Refuses To Comment On Germany's Data Retention Laws
The Data Retention Directive was enacted as a reaction to the 2004 and 2005 terrorist attacks in Europe in order to harmonize the investigation and prosecution mechanisms throughout the EU...
European Union
19 Oct 2015
Questioning The EU-US Data Sharing Deal
A data sharing deal establishing the Safe Harbour Agreement devised by the European Union and the United States has been recently challenged by a 27 year old law student at the European Court of Justice.
13 Oct 2015
Use Of Technologies And Respect For Privacy At The Workplace
In Europe, the use of new information and communication technologies ( ICT) at the workplace has spread rapidly in recent years.
24 Aug 2015
Regulating Drones Within The European Aviation Market
Drones, which are also known as Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems or Unmanned Aircrafts have recently gained popularity across Europe and internationally.
European Union
17 Aug 2015
Webinar: Privacy Rights In The Workplace For Employees In Africa And The Middle East
Employers and employees are facing new challenges about privacy issues that often are in conflict with each other.
22 Jul 2015
Facebook Taken To Court By Belgium Over Privacy Breach Claims
The Belgian Commission for Privacy Protection (CPP) is claiming that Facebook is monitoring the web movements of both users and non-users through plug-ins and cookies...
European Union
22 Jun 2015
Do Not Forget About The ‘Right To Be Forgotten'
Last year, European citizens were granted the right to submit a request to Google for the delisting of personal information deemed to be harmful, out of date or irrelevant, through a ruling issued by the European Court of Justice.
European Union
18 Jun 2015
Google's Privacy Policy Questioned
European Union privacy regulators have been urging Google to refine its privacy policies for quite some time.
European Union
3 Nov 2014
Google Receives Influx Of Take-Down Requests
Google has certainly had some experience dealing with take-down requests in the past – primarily dealing with copyright infringing content.
23 May 2014
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