Here are a few takeaways from what I said this week at the InfoGov World Expo virtual auditorium.

  • Is it still “early days for GDPR?” Not if you ask Germany, France’s Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés (CNIL), Spain’s Agencia Española de Protección de Datos (AEPD), Denmark’s Datatilsynet and other DPAs who have been

Ireland’s Data Protection Commission has imposed a fine of €225 million (more than $267 million) on WhatsApp, a popular messaging app owned by Facebook.

Here are some key takeaways for companies subject to GDPR:

Drafting privacy notice disclosures

  • When providing disclosures in your privacy notice, make them easy to understand. It is important to keep

The United Kingdom’s Information Commissioner’s Office has issued guidance for public consultation on cross-border transfers of personal data from the UK to third countries without an adequacy decision, replacing the old Standard Contractual Clauses (SCCs) which are currently in use for such transfers.

According to the ICO press release, “the new guidance has been designed

New York City has passed a bill limiting data sharing by food delivery apps and food service establishments.

What does that mean?

Here are some key takeaways:

  • A third-party food delivery service may not share customer data applicable to an online order if such customer requests that such data not be shared in relation to

The Ohio Personal Privacy Act, also known as House Bill 376, is being considered in the Buckeye State.

Here are a few takeaways:

  • Enforcement by Attorney General only
  • Affirmative defense for companies that maintain and comply with a written privacy program that reasonably conforms with the NIST Privacy Framework.
  • “Business” include non-profits
  • Similar to Virginia

As always, it was great fun speaking with Future of Privacy Forum’s lovely and knowledgeable mobility guru Chelsey Colbert during Part 2 of OneTrust DataGuidance’s connected vehicles and data protection presentation.

Here are some takeaways from our chat:

  • In the Cold War spy series “The Americans,” characters kept changing their route to and from their

CNIL, the Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés, which is France’s Data Protection Authority, publishes framework to deal with post-Schrems II cross border transfers following the European Data Protection Board’s final guidelines on supplemental transfer measures:

Step 1
  • Inventory your transfers (involve: DPO, information systems department, purchasing department, operational managers of services, digital service

Third country laws – more than meets the eye. In practice – problematic legislation in disguise.

The European Data Protection Board has issued a “Transformers” style plan for assessing whether or not you can transfer information to a third country.

  • Controllers and processors are to conduct a thorough risk assessment of the laws of the