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France’s Highest Administrative Court Provides Insights on Lawful Cookie Practices

Court’s decision struck down blanket prohibition on so-called “cookie walls” that prevent users from accessing a website or an application. By Myria Saarinen and Charlotte Guérin France’s Highest Administrative Court (the Conseil d’Etat) issued a decision on 19 June 2020 upholding most of the guidance on cookies and other tracking devices that the French Data … Continue Reading

EDPB Guidelines – What is the Territorial Reach of the GDPR?

After the recent two-year anniversary of the GDPR, one fundamental question remains — who does the GDPR apply to? By Gail Crawford, Ulrich Wuermeling, and Calum Docherty Last month marked the two-year anniversary of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), but its territorial reach is still hotly debated. This blog post takes a detailed look … Continue Reading

WEBCAST Safe Harbor: Staying Alive?

Speakers: Gail Crawford, Jennifer Archie, Ulrich Wuermeling On October 6, 2015, the European Court of Justice invalidated the EU Commission’s decision that had allowed companies to transfer personal data from the EU to the United States under the EU-US Safe Harbor Framework. Two months on, various bodies and EU privacy regulators have issued guidance, including … Continue Reading

DIFC in Dubai Says Transfer to US Cannot Rely on Safe Harbor

By Brian Meenagh On October 26, 2015, Raja Al Mazrouei, the Commissioner for Data Protection for the Dubai International Financial Centre (the DIFC), issued guidance on the adequacy of US Safe Harbor for the purpose of exporting personal data from the DIFC. The guidance is significant for organisations that transfer personal data from the DIFC to the … Continue Reading
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