Italian Data protection Authority, Garante privacy, ordered a company that did not acquire granular consent for marketing from members of its loyalty programs to:

(i)  stop processing personal data for

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Utah legislators voted unanimously to pass landmark legislation in support of a new privacy law that will protect private electronic data stored with third parties like Google or Facebook from
Continue Reading Utah Legislation Protects Data Stored with Third Parties from Unfettered Government Access

Data rights > data ownership?

That’s the position taken by Privacy International in its response to the recent editorial by artist wil.i.am in The Economist which called for tech giants
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The Illinois Supreme Court’s Ruling

On January 25, 2019, the Illinois Supreme Court issued its long awaited opinion in Rosenbach v. Six Flags Entertainment Corp, ruling that the Illinois Biometric
Continue Reading Illinois Supreme Court Rules That Actual Damages Are Not Necessary Under the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act

The European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on May 25, 2018.  This gives companies only two months to prepare for and comply with the GDPR. Companies should
Continue Reading Cross-Border Transfers of Personal Data in Light of GDPR

On July 20, 2015, in Remijas v. Neiman Marcus Group, LLC, No. 14-3122 (7th Cir. 2015), the Seventh Circuit held that the United States District Court for the Northern
Continue Reading The Seventh Circuit Sides with Plaintiffs in Data Breach Litigation