How protecting diversity data became one tech vendor's mission
(Jan 21, 2021) As organizations launch workplace diversity programs, they may gather a high volume of sensitive information. Shoshana Rosenberg, CIPP/A, CIPP/C, CIPP/E, CIP... Read More
Privacy concerns surround use of 'smart cushion'
(Jan 14, 2021) The New York Times reports on the privacy concerns around smart cushions designed by a Chinese tech company designed to monitor employees' health. The cushio... Read More
Enforcement actions from Germany, Poland and Norway
(Jan 8, 2021) Germany's State Commissioner for Data Protection in Lower Saxony Read More
IAPP-EY research: 'Privacy in the Wake of COVID-19, Part 2'
(Jan 7, 2021) The IAPP and EY published their second study on how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected privacy teams around the world. IAPP Senior Westin Research Fellow Müg... Read More
Brookings dives into tactics used for employee surveillance
(Jan 5, 2021) The Brookings Institution highlights the prevalence of employee surveillance, particularly as the world has become more digital due to the COVID-19 pandemic.... Read More
Drivers take Uber to court over data use
(Dec 17, 2020) A group of British Uber drivers is taking the company to court in Amsterdam demanding access to information it collects about them, Reuters reports. The driv... Read More
CPRA's provisions on CPPA creation, exemptions take effect
(Dec 16, 2020) According to Husch Blackwell’s Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Legal Resource, Byte Back, Dec. 16 marks the effective date for California Privacy Rights Act p... Read More
Danish DPA revises employment data protection guidelines
(Dec 1, 2020) Denmark's data protection authority, Datatilsynet, published a revised version of guidance on data protection in connection with employment relationships. Th... Read More
'The Data Revolution in Today’s Workplace'
(Nov 23, 2020) Algorithms have become a common tool for companies to use as they screen for potential employees. While algorithmic decision-making has become more common, t... Read More
CNIL launches hub for telework guidance
(Nov 18, 2020) France's data protection authority, the Commission nationale de l'informatique et des libertés, created a hub with its guidance for employers and employees o... Read More