Blog: GDPR

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Czech Republic and the GDPR

On January 1, 2022, the Czech Republic aligned its cookie consent practices with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the EU Cookies Directive by amending its Electronic Communications Act (ECA). This development effectively changed the status quo for cookie processing in the Czech Republic. More specifically, it prompted a shift...

GDPR and Google Analytics 4 (GA4)

In recent years, Google has run into several issues regarding privacy of its users and has been the subject of several related lawsuits. The most recent of these has been regarding the unlawful transfer of personal data across EU-U.S. borders through the use of Google Analytics. In light of this legal...

Google Analytics and Privacy Data - Violations

On January 13, 2022, the Austrian data protection authority (DSB) ruled that the continuous use of the world-famous web analytics program, Google Analytics, violates the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Not unexpectedly, the French data protection authority (CNIL) supported this decision in a ruling delivered on February 10, 2022. These are...

GDPR for Beginners

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a comprehensive legal framework that regulates how companies collect and process personal data in the European Union (EU). Revered as the most robust digital privacy regulation in the world today, the GDPR has been a landmark in the data protection realm, establishing a new...

GDPR Overview

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a regulation set forth by the EU that governs the protection and dissemination of personal data and enhances digital privacy for people located in the EU. The GDPR's primarily goal is to serve as a unifying, comprehensive, data and privacy framework for any organization...

Does the GDPR Require the Listing of Individual Cookies by Name?

The European Union currently boasts the world's most comprehensive and expansive regulatory framework to date, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Complementing this law is the e-Privacy Directive (aka the EU Cookies Directive) to ensure the firm establishment of data protection and online privacy in the EU. A critical area covered...