Roundup: China, Denmark, Germany, Greece, US and more

(Oct 7, 2019) In this week's Privacy Tracker global legislative roundup, IAPP Senior Westin Fellow Müge Fazlioglu, CIPP/E, CIPP/US, looks at the Court of Justice of the European Union’s highly anticipated ruling on the scope of consent requirements with respect to cookie compliance. Latham & Watkins Partner Tim Wybitul, CIPP/E, writes about a new EU General Data Protection Regulation fine structure in Germany. The Greek Parliament passed national legislation supplementing the GDPR. The Finnish Presidency ... Read More

Global News Roundup — Sept. 30–Oct. 7, 2019

(Oct 7, 2019) In this week's Privacy Tracker global legislative roundup, IAPP Senior Westin Fellow Müge Fazlioglu, CIPP/E, CIPP/US, looks at the Court of Justice of the European Union’s highly anticipated ruling on the scope of consent requirements with respect to cookie compliance. Latham & Watkins Partner Tim Wybitul, CIPP/E, writes about a new EU General Data Protection Regulation fine structure in Germany. The Greek Parliament passed national legislation supplementing the GDPR. The Finnish Presidency ... Read More

Yahoo agrees to terms of $117.5M data breach settlement

(Sep 6, 2019) After a new deal had been reached in April, Yahoo has agreed to the terms of the $117.5 million data breach settlement, ABC7 reports. Yahoo agreed to create a settlement fund for free credit monitoring or alternative forms of compensation for anyone who purchased credit-monitoring services or incurred out-of-pocket losses as a result of the breach. Yahoo users in the U.S. and Israel who had an account between Jan. 1, 2012, and Dec. 31, 2016, will be eligible to receive a portion of the settlemen... Read More