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Holiday Special, 17 December 2018
Holiday Special, 17 December 2018
Editorial – Holiday Special
Welcome to GDPR Today – your online hub for staying tuned to the (real) life of EU data protection law. As you know, every two months we...
Consumer groups across Europe file complaints against Google for breach of GDPR
On November 27, seven consumer groups members of BEUC are filing complaints against Google with their national data protection authorities....
Increased use of third-party cookies on Polish news sites
Poland was the only country (out of seven examined by the Reuters Institute) where the number of third-party cookies on news websites...
MEP Sophie In’t Veld sent letter to EDPB and Commission on questionable Spanish implementation of the GDPR
Sophie In’t Veld, a member of the European Parliament and a fierce defender of civil liberties, has sent a letter to the European Data...
Call for submission: Send your comments on EDPB guidelines on the territorial scope of the GDPR by January 18
The European Data Protection Board has opened a comment period for the draft guidelines 3/2018 on the territorial scope of the GDPR (Article...
Portuguese DPA imposes 400,000 € fine on hospital for two violations of the GDPR
The Portuguese data protection authority - Comissão Nacional de Protecção de Dados or CNPD - imposed two separate penalties amounting to...
In Spain, data breach notifications increase since the entry into application of the GDPR
The Spanish data protection authority - Agencia Española de Protección de Datos or AEPD - has received 418 notifications of data breaches...
Help Wanted: Take a quiz to help track implementation of the GDPR at the national level
With 19 Member States having adopted their national implementation laws, it is high time to check how consistently the Regulation is being...
Italian DPA calls for end of Whatsapp/Facebook “data sharing practices” as investigation finalises
Earlier this year, the Italian DPA closed its investigation into WhatsApp sharing data with Facebook. The investigation started in August...
Stop companies from exploiting our data!
In November, Privacy International filed complaints against seven data brokers (Acxiom, Oracle), ad-tech companies (Criteo, Quantcast,...
GDPR misuse in Romania: “independence of DPA” and “transparency” – keywords or buzzwords?
At the beginning of November 2018, the first GDPR-related privacy and freedom of expression case arose in Romania in connection to the...
Star of the Month
The GDPR Team wishes you happy holidays and all the best for 2019
Numbers & Statistics
GDPR in Numbers.
The GDPR in numbers is coming back for our next edition on January 25th, so stay tuned! In the meantime, have a look at the numbers from October in the Archive section.
People vs GAFAM
La Quadrature du Net filed complaints against Google, Apple, Amazon and LinkedIn
Bits of Freedom Data Request Tool
Use Bits of Freedom’s tool to exercise your rights!
Access Now and HCLU launch a booklet to clarify users’ rights under the GDPR in Hungarian
By now, you’ve almost certainly heard of the EU’s new data protection regulation, the GDPR. It is a positive framework empowering you to...
NOYB vs Facebook
Schrems claimed a rough total of 7 billion Euro on behalf of unnamed users
Memes & Extremes
Winter is coming
It breaks my heart…and the law
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