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The CJEU sheds more light on trackers and consent requirements

November 18, 2019

The CJEU sheds more light on trackers and consent requirements

This year, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has issued two crucial rulings on consent requirements regarding cookie compliance, under General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), ePrivacy Directive 2002/58/EC (ePrivacy Directive also known as Cookie Directive) and Directive 95/46/EC (Data Protection Directive). They highlight that the use of pre-ticked boxes on websites to […]

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10 Elements Every GDPR-Compliant Privacy Policy Should Have

May 29, 2019

10 Elements Every GDPR-Compliant Privacy Policy Should Have

Gone are the days when privacy policies were so vague that only lawyers could understand them. In Europe, at least, we owe it to GDPR. One of the reasons the EU introduced GDPR was to make people more informed and put them in control of how businesses collect, use, share, secure and process their personal […]

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9 Steps to Make Your Analytics LGPD-Compliant

April 26, 2019

9 Steps to Make Your Analytics LGPD-Compliant

Brazil is another country with strong data privacy regulations – specifically, the Brazilian General Data Privacy Law, also known as LGPD. Beginning August 2020, it will give more than 210 million people new rights to access and control their own data and impact how companies manage their privacy. You might be wondering how it will […]

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We’re Releasing “The State of GDPR Consent” Report

February 11, 2019

We’re Releasing “The State of GDPR Consent” Report

GDPR has been in force since last May, but what has really changed? This report tries to answer that question by examining how organizations in the EU and North America are collecting and using data consents for EU internet users. There are many indications that tech and advertising giants have a stake in keeping the […]

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OECD Guidelines: 8 Privacy Principles to Live By

September 21, 2018

OECD Guidelines: 8 Privacy Principles to Live By

There is no one-size-fits-all solution when it comes to reducing data-privacy risks. Protection policies may depend on numerous considerations, such as different categories of data, varying legislation, or purpose of data processing. However, there are frameworks that may be used as tools to help you structure discussions about privacy requirements in your organization. A great […]

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Privacy by design under the GDPR

August 2, 2018

Privacy by design under the GDPR

We live in an age where collecting tons of data on a daily basis is perfectly normal. It’s just ho-hum, day-to-day reality. But because it often involves processing massive amounts of personal information, the whole process calls for special measures to safeguard user privacy. Unfortunately, not every company treats this issue seriously enough to apply […]

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Device fingerprint tracking in the post-GDPR Era

July 5, 2018

Device fingerprint tracking in the post-GDPR Era

GDPR, which took effect on 25 May 2018, brings many changes to the digital marketing landscape. Processing and handling customer data is trickier than ever. This is true for all tactics and strategies that marketers employ. Among these, one in particular is affected – device fingerprint tracking, which is a controversial matter. Device fingerprinting is […]

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4 Steps to Determine if Your Tech Partner is GDPR-Compliant

June 11, 2018

4 Steps to Determine if Your Tech Partner is GDPR-Compliant

GDPR is now the law. That’s a fact. And this fact means that, technically, from now on every company processing the data of EU citizens or residents should do so in alignment with the new rules. Otherwise, they’re at risk of severe fines. That said, a lot of businesses are far from ready for this […]

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How will GDPR affect your web analytics tracking? [UPDATE]

May 25, 2018

How will GDPR affect your web analytics tracking? [UPDATE]

This blog post was originally published on April 27, 2017. You’ve probably heard of GDPR, the new EU data protection regulation. Its purpose is to strengthen and unify data collection from individuals within the European Union, and replace the obsolete Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC. It’s also the strictest data privacy law that has ever been […]

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How consent manager can help you obtain GDPR-compliant consents from your users

May 21, 2018

How consent manager can help you obtain GDPR-compliant consents from your users

In this article we guide you through the most important characteristics of consent under GDPR. We also talk about GDPR consent manager – a useful tool that helps you collect, manage, and store all the relevant data in alignment with the new EU law. New rules around consent can lead to a lot of sleepless […]

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