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In case you missed it, below are recent posts from Consumer Privacy World covering the latest developments on data privacy, security and innovation. Please reach out to the authors if you are interested in additional information.

CJEU Rules Consumer Associations Can File Data Infringement Class Actions Without a Consumer Mandate

CPW’s Scott Warren Joins Faculty

Members of the globally recognized Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP’s Data Privacy, Cybersecurity & Digital Assets Practice gathered in Washington, DC, to participate in person at the IAPP Global Privacy Summit (“GPS 2022”). The Practice has experienced tremendous growth in the past twelve months under the leadership of Alan Friel. The full contingency of

On Tuesday, April 5, CPW’s Alan Friel joined forces with Rebecca Perry, Director of Strategic Partnerships at Exterro, to share their expertise during the “Preparing for 2023 – Tools and Tips to Be Ready for New US Privacy Laws” webinar hosted by Global Data Review.

During this one-hour long virtual session, the duo discussed

The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (“CMA”), Information Commissioner’s Office (“ICO”) and Google have agreed legally binding commitments from Google on the development of its Privacy Sandbox proposals.

These proposals relate to the removal of third-party cookies – to be phased out by 2023 – in the Chrome browser and Chromium browser engine, which will

On February 2, 2022, the Belgian Data Protection Authority (the ‘Belgian DPA’) imposed a number of sanctions against Interactive Advertising Bureau Europe (‘IAB Europe’), for alleged violations of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (the ‘GDPR’) by its Transparency and Consent Framework (the ‘TCF’).

TCF is developed by IAB Europe, in partnership with IAB Tech

In case you missed it, below is a summary of recent posts from CPW.  Please feel free to reach out if you are interested in additional information on any of the developments covered.

2021 Year in Review: Data Breach and Cybersecurity Litigations | Consumer Privacy World

2021 Year in Review: Financial Privacy Litigation and Developments

The European Data Protection Board (“EDPB”), a body with members from all EEA supervisory authorities (and the European Data Protection Supervisor), has recently established a taskforce to coordinate the response to complaints concerning compliance of cookie banners filed with several European Economic Area (“EEA”) Supervisory Authorities (“SAs”) by a non-profit organisation NOYB. NOYB believes that many cookie banners, including those of ‘major’ companies, engage in “deceptive designs” and “dark patterns”.
Continue Reading EDPB Establishes Cookie Banner Taskforce, Which Will Also Look Into Dark Patterns and Deceptive Designs

With this post, we are excited to announce the launch of our Cookieless Future Webinar Series. The Association of National Advertisers will host our first program on Thursday, July 29. Register here to attend free.

The so-called “cookieless future” is a result of Google’s planned deprecation of third-party cookies on its Chrome browser, which it announced in January 2020. With a significant amount of digital advertising activities being dependent on information collected by third-party cookies, Google and the rest of the advertising technology industry, as well as publishers and advertisers/marketers, are developing and seeking out alternatives. Central to the non-Google technology will be alternative ID solutions based on information other than cookie IDs, such as email addresses. Because the effectiveness of an organization’s use of certain cookie replacements, such as alternative ID solutions, will likely hinge upon the quality and amount of its first-party data, many companies are amassing troves of first-party data in a variety of ways.

Continue Reading What is the Cookieless Future?

What even might actually manage to have more geeks than Comic-Con?

PrivacyCon!

Ok, probably not, but on July 21, 2020 the FTC hosted their fifth annual PrivacyCon event, and for the first time it was entirely online. This event is designed to provide researched information on various important privacy topics. The FTC curates the event content based on submitted materials and moderates each session. This year’s topics were (1) health apps, (2) artificial intelligence, (3) Internet of Things devices, (4) privacy and security of specific technologies such as digital cameras and virtual assistants, (5) international privacy, and (6) miscellaneous privacy and security issues.
Continue Reading Key Takeaways from the FTC’s PrivacyCon