Lower Saxony’s data protection authority has said a new police and public order bill remains non-compliant with European data privacy standards, despite recent revisions.
The head of the European Data Protection Board, Andrea Jelinek, has stressed the importance of enforcement to ensuring that companies respect the fundamental right to privacy.
Hungary’s central bank has recommended that businesses conduct a pros-and-cons analysis of cloud-based systems to ensure that their practices preserve privacy.
Poland's data protection authority has fined the Lower Silesian Football Association, marking the regulator's second GDPR fine in two months.
A former European Parliament civil liberties committee head has challenged a German law and underlying EU directive that gives government agencies extensive access to flight passenger data.
Lithuania's data protection authority has fined a payments processing company for breaching three provisions of the GDPR.
A Canadian privacy lawsuit involving the country’s largest telecommunications provider has been certified as a class action, meaning that all of the company’s customers between 2013 and 2015 may be eligible for a pay-out.
A Hong Kong court has dismissed an attempt by a foreign worker to have a government immigration department’s refusal to change allegedly incorrect personal data put to judicial review.
The head of a UK insurer association has called for access to anonymised breach data collected by the country’s data protection watchdog.
Facebook has been hit with what is thought to be the Turkish data protection authority’s largest ever fine over a bug which let third parties view private photos.