Following the one-year anniversary of the coming into effect of the GDPR, Hogan Lovells’ Privacy and Cybersecurity practice has prepared summaries of key GDPR-related developments of the past 12 months. The summaries cover regulatory guidance, enforcement actions, court proceedings, and various reports and materials.
Join us in November as we will discuss cybersecurity risk assessment, major legal implications facing the deployment of autonomous vehicles, ePrivacy Regulation, and more.
The Article 29 Working Party in the EU has thrown cold water on proposals by the OBA industry to avoid the literal application of the so-called Cookie Directive for specific opt-in consent to the placement of tracking cookies, whether personal data is tracked or not. In a letter sent in advance of a September meeting between the parties, the Working Party rejects a range of proposals from the OBA industry.
On 9 November, the European Data Privacy Supervisor (EDPS) issued a press release on the ePrivacy Directive. The EDPS titled its press release as “improvements on security breach, cookies and enforcement, and more to come.”