Region: Spain

Spain bans political opinion data harvesting

Spain’s constitutional court has struck down a provision that let political parties collect personal data related to political opinions.

23 May 2019

Ad tech GDPR complaints pile up

Privacy activists have filed fresh GDPR complaints targeting ad tech to four more EU data protection authorities.

22 May 2019

Spanish data watchdog investigates Android privacy holes

The Google-owned Android mobile operating system does not give users enough control over how apps collect and share their data, according to two new studies from the Spanish data regulator.

10 May 2019

DLA Piper promotes in eight countries

DLA Piper has promoted 11 technology lawyers to partner in its latest round of promotions.

03 April 2019

Data regulation affecting M&A, GCs say

Data regulation like the GDPR is affecting the valuation and timeline of M&A deals, Californian GCs have said.

29 March 2019

GDPR “healthy” for tech transactions, lawyer says

The introduction of the GDPR has increased awareness of data protection issues in M&A, but companies often underestimate the technical aspects of dealing with data in deals, lawyers have said.

28 March 2019

Spanish court to scrutinise political microtargeting amendment

Spain’s constitutional court has accepted an appeal against the country’s new data protection law that takes aim at a provision allowing political parties to microtarget internet users.

21 March 2019

Google loses Spanish right to be forgotten appeal

Spain’s highest court has upheld a judgment that ordered Google to delist inaccurate information relating to an individual.

17 January 2019

Spanish privacy watchdog dismisses right to be forgotten request

Spain’s data protection watchdog has dismissed a claim made against Google asking for search engine results to be removed.

04 January 2019

ECJ lowers threshold for interference with data rights in criminal investigations

The EU’s highest court has ruled that access to personal information retained by telecommunications providers may be justified in criminal investigations, even where the alleged offence is not serious.

02 October 2018

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