The CNIL cookie decision and DSB Google Analytics decision

Recent decisions by the French Data Protection Authority (DPA), the CNIL and the Austrian DPA, the Datenschutzbehörde (or DSB), have thrown tracking activities into sharp focus.  CNIL Cookie Decisions   On 6 January, the CNIL found that on both Google and Facebook’s websites it was harder to reject cookies than to accept them and fined [...]

By |2022-01-28T10:42:04+00:0020th January, 2022|Uncategorized|

New UK data sharing obligations

Our CEO Dyann Heward-Mills, recently presented on data sharing at the Westminster eForum Policy Conference on “Next Steps for UK Data Protection”. She said that “the UK setting high standards on data sharing is to be championed. Among other things, it helps embed trust among consumers and must be matched by an active regulator [...]

By |2022-01-28T10:42:56+00:008th July, 2021|DPO, Uncategorized|

Court rules police use of facial recognition technology unlawful

On 11 August 2020, the Court of Appeal ruled against the South Wales Police (SWP) in finding its use of automatic facial recognition (AFR) technology unlawful. AFR is a way of verifying the identity of an individual through the use of technology. It uses biometrics to map facial features from a photograph or video, then compares the information [...]

By |2024-01-29T12:22:18+00:008th October, 2020|ThoughtLeadership, Uncategorized|
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