News and Articles

November 9, 2022

Consent vs. Permission: Properly Using Customer Data

Privacy laws tend to emphasize customer consent in multiple areas: information sharing, marketing purposes, being contacted, and more. However, these same laws cover more than explicit […]
October 27, 2022

This Halloween, Make Data Protection a Priority

Around Halloween, data and customer privacy aren’t really at the forefront of anyone’s mind. We’re all too focused on the spooky decorations and scary stories coming […]
October 12, 2022

Social Media Privacy, Scandals, & Why Platforms Don’t Care

Conversations about online privacy have existed as long as the internet itself. As the internet’s capabilities expanded and technology became more pervasive (and invasive), these conversations […]
October 4, 2022

UK Lawmakers Rethinking GDPR Replacement Law

Following Brexit, the United Kingdom retained the GDPR as its governing data privacy law. But many British lawmakers saw this as a short-term necessity while the […]
September 30, 2022

ICO Reprimands Organizations for Data Access Request Failures

We’ve talked extensively about DSARs on our blog before. For a quick refresher: DSAR stands for data subject access request, and refers to the right of […]
September 16, 2022

Irish DPC Fines Instagram €405 Million Over Children’s Data Privacy Concerns

Ireland’s Data Protection Commission (DPC), Ireland’s privacy enforcement authority, announced yesterday that they were fining Instagram €405 million (approximately $396.2 million) following alleged mishandling of children’s […]