Tag: Privacy

US Legislative Developments in Children’s Privacy

“It’s time to strengthen privacy protections, ban targeted advertising to children, [and] demand tech companies stop collecting personal data on our children.” – President Joe Biden, State of the Union, March 1, 2022 On May 19, 2022, the Federal Trade Commission publicly renewed its focus on children’s privacy . In […]

‘Inbox Advertising’: Direct Marketing Rules Apply to Ads in Email Inboxes

On November 25, 2021, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) held in the case C-102/20 that the display of advertising messages in a form similar to an actual email among others in an inbox constitutes an electronic mail for direct marketing purposes. Hence, rules on direct marketing […]

US Guidance on Collection, Use and Disclosure of Personal Information to Combat COVID-19

Companies are working hard to balance the privacy of their employees and the need to keep employees informed and safe. Many have encouraged employees and visitors to report if they experience COVID-19 symptoms or have otherwise been exposed to the virus through travel or their communities. They have collected this […]

Brazil’s New Data Protection Law: The LGPD

Updated September 3, 2019 Our post on key updates to the LGPD can be found here The global data protection landscape continues to evolve, and Brazil is the latest country to enact an omnibus law governing how organizations collect, use, disclose and otherwise process personal data. Beginning on August 16, […]