Topic: Enforcement

Canada’s Home Depot investigation highlights ad analytics tools’ potential consent risks

Blake Cassels & Graydon partner Wendy Mee and associate Ellie Marshall analyse the Canadian federal privacy regulator’s investigation of Home Depot and its impact.

22 February 2023

European Commission begins one-stop-shop overhaul

The one-stop-shop process is facing an update after the European Commission announced that it will be proposing a regulation to address the issue of cooperation between member state authorities on data protection matters.

20 February 2023

Twitter’s API Woes: US Privacy and Cybersecurity Alert 20 February 2023

The FTC takes its face-off over its privacy authority from the dockets to the courtroom; Twitter hires Quinn Emanuel to fend off data breach accusations; and the SEC seeks to amend a law regulating its use of personal information.

20 February 2023

Belgian court overturns regulator’s decision in employment dispute

A Belgian appeals court has struck down a fine issued by the data regulator against a company director who processed an ex-employee’s data in a legal dispute against him.

20 February 2023

Experian enforcement notice: ICO got balance “wrong”

A tribunal has rejected swathes of the ICO’s enforcement notice against Experian over the company’s use of data for marketing, saying that the regulator “fundamentally misunderstood” the outcomes of the company’s processing and that its enforcement notice contained factual errors.

20 February 2023

Italian regulator’s €26.5 million penalty overturned

An Italian court has spiked a hefty GDPR penalty against Enel Energia, after the data regulator fined the company for telemarketing-related processing.

16 February 2023

Australia reforms propose GDPR-style erasure and litigation rights

Australia’s Privacy Act review report has proposed introducing a right to erasure and bolstering individuals’ ability to litigate, as well as changes to regulatory powers and notification requirements.

16 February 2023

LabMD alleges Reed Smith roommate leaked whistleblower’s identity

LabMD is demanding its former counsel face trial over claims of professional malpractice and fraud, alleging that the Cause of Action Institute exposed a whistleblower and destroyed relevant evidence.

14 February 2023

IAB Europe appeals action plan approval

IAB Europe has appealed against the Belgian regulator’s decision to approve the company’s plan to address the issues raised by the authority in a February 2022 decision, arguing that any changes should be put on pause pending upcoming ECJ decisions.

13 February 2023

Credit broker told to delete unlawfully collected data

The Austrian data regulator has told a credit broker to delete personal data it unlawfully collected from individuals who filed access requests with the company.

13 February 2023

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