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Privacy Flash - 2015 issues

All 2015 privacy newsletters at your fingertips

Privacy is becoming increasingly important to everyday business. Legal developments and regulators’ increasing attention to privacy are two of the key drivers behind this.

The aim of the “Privacy Flash” series is to bring to an audience eager to learning more about privacy, selected information on regulation, awareness events and initiatives related to personal data protection, as well as indicative privacy-related topics and current projects taking place.

Highlights of issue 8 (November 2015)

  • Safe Harbor invalid: Navigating the storm
  • Latest news on the EU Data Protection Reform
  • US House passes Judicial Redress Act of 2015
  • US Senate approves Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act
  • Privacy Bridges Report released
  • California adopts new strict Digital Privacy Law
  • Recent breaches and enforcement actions
  • Forthcoming interesting events
Download issue 8 here

Highlights of issue 7 (October 2015)

  • Breaking news: EU’s highest court declares Safe Harbor invalid
  • ICO issues its largest ever fine for nuisance calls
  • US Department of Defense now requires contractors to report more cyber incidents
  • Recent breaches and enforcement actions
  • Forthcoming interesting events
Download issue 7 here

Highlights of issue 6 (September 2015)

  • Data protection law enforcement “umbrella agreement” guarantees EU & US citizens same right of judicial redress for breaches
  • EU Data Protection Reform update
  • Russian Data Localisation Law update
  • FTC acquires authority to sue companies with inadequate data protection measures
  • Google declines to comply with CNIL’s (French DPA) request to apply the ‘right to be forgotten’ globally
  • UK DPA approves BCR for CA Technologies
  • German DPA (Hamburg) – Facebook
  • Recent breaches and enforcement actions
  • Deloitte & Privacy recent “wins”
  • Forthcoming interesting events
Download issue 6 here

Highlights of issue 5 (July 2015)

  • Latest news on the EU Data Protection Reform
  • Data breach notification now mandatory in the Netherlands
  • Belgian Privacy secretary to propose increased DPA powers
  • Data retention law abolished by Belgian Constitutional Court
  • Article 29 Working Party issues opinion on drones
  • Majority of American consumers disagrees with privacy trade-offs
  • France DPA to conduct more privacy audits in 2015
  • If the FTC comes to call
  • Belgian Privacy Commission starts proceedings against Facebook
  • Deloitte & Privacy recent “wins”
  • Forthcoming interesting events
Download issue 5 here

Highlights of issue 4 (May 2015)

  • Latest news on the EU Data Protection Reform
  • Cyber Crime: Council of EU starts discussions on NIS Directive
  • Data Retention: European Commission confirms there will be no new Data Retention Directive
  • Privacy at the workplace: Council of Europe’s Recommendation on the processing of personal data of employees and job candidates
  • Cloud computing: Amazon cloud contract terms are found to meet EU standards on data transfers by Luxembourgish DPA
  • Privacy Enforcement: Damage Actions in the UK
  • Deloitte & Privacy recent “wins”
  • Past & forthcoming interesting events

 

Download issue 4 here

Highlights of issue 3 (February 2015)

  • Latest news on the EU Data Protection Reform
  • Data localisation Law in Russia: Different enforcement date?
  • "Right to be forgotten": Google will remove only EU search results
  • New Data Protection Law in Chile
  • U.S. Cybersecurity Proposal Legislation: Legal immunity for companies sharing cyber threat information & strengthened enforcement
  • Surveillance of electronic communications for intelligence and national security purposes: WP29 follow-up after Snowden revelations
  • Privacy at the work place: Opinion and recommendations of the Belgian Privacy Commission
  • Recent breaches and enforcement actions
  • Deloitte & Privacy recent “wins”
  • Past & forthcoming interesting events
Download issue 3 here

Highlights of issue 2 (December 2014)

  • Latest news on the EU Data Protection Reform
  • Data localisation requirements in Russia
  • Poland: Regulatory amendments soften regime on cross-border data transfers and notifications
  • "Right to be forgotten": Guidelines of European regulators on its effective implementation
  • CJEU rules on video recording: Protection of family and property is a legitimate ground for filming
  • Rights of decease data subjects in social media
  • Device fingerprinting subject to user's consent
  • Contractual clauses on cross-border data transfers: Making regulator's scrutiny easier?
  • Reinforced DPA network for enforcement cooperation
  • Global automakers commit to enhanced vehicle-based data protection
  • Recent breaches and enforcement actions
  • Deloitte & Privacy recent “wins”
  • Past & forthcoming interesting events
Download issue 2 here

Highlights of issue 1 (October 2014)

The first issue of this Privacy Flash discusses:

  • "Right to be forgotten": From letter to practice - Article 29 Data Protection Working Party
  • Russia enacts Data Localisation Requirement
  • Cookie Sweep Day
  • Global ICO survey finds 85% of mobile apps fail to provide basic privacy information
  • Article 29 WP publishes statement on personal data retention
  • The Internet of Things: EU regulators’ opinion on its main privacy related risks
  • Deloitte & Privacy recent “wins”
  • Past & forthcoming interesting events
Download issue 1 here

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