Region: European Union

GDPR roundup: fines, TikTok, Apple, covid-19 and more

European data regulators appear to be making good on their promise to continue their work, with a noticeable uptick in enforcers’ activity across the continent.

21 May 2020

EU set to examine digital gatekeepers

The European Commission is seeking experts to conduct a five-month study into the gatekeeping power of digital platforms.

13 May 2020

Pressured EDPB set to grill Hungary over GDPR suspension

The European Data Protection Board is facing pressure to take a position on the Hungarian government’s decision to suspend part of the GDPR.

12 May 2020

Hungary under fire for GDPR suspension

The Hungarian government's emergency decision to suspend parts of the GDPR has drawn the ire of the head of the European Data Protection Board, with the body set to discuss the situation at its next official meeting.

07 May 2020

Time to review your DPO appointment?

Linklaters Brussels partner Guillaume Couneson unpacks a recent Belgian regulatory decision on the independence of data protection officers – a key GDPR compliance issue.

07 May 2020

Sophie in ‘t Veld: legislation needed to end covid-19 data sharing

MEP and data privacy advocate Sophie in ‘t Veld explains her concerns over the sharing of personal data to help tackle the covid-19 crisis.

27 April 2020

Wiewiórowski: Europe must use data together to fight covid-19

European Data Protection Supervisor Wojciech Wiewiórowski tells GDR how European institutions are working together to leverage data to tackle the covid-19 pandemic.

22 April 2020

Uber’s European DPO on the challenges and value of data sharing

Simon Hania is data protection officer at Uber, where he leads a global team that independently monitors and advises on the company’s compliance with the GDPR. GDR spoke to Hania on the sidelines of the annual CPDP conference in Brussels to speak about being a DPO at Uber, data strategy, implementing the GDPR and collaborating with city authorities.

21 April 2020

Jelinek: data protection doesn’t hinder covid-19 fight

Andrea Jelinek, who heads the EDPB and Austria’s data watchdog, tells GDR how the covid-19 crisis has affected the organisation and data protection across Europe.

17 April 2020

Covid-19: EDPB set to clarify health and geolocation data processing

The head of the European Data Protection Board has told GDR that the organisation will soon publish guidance on two key uses of personal data to fight the covid-19 pandemic.

16 April 2020

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