The Article 29 Working Party has recently released several new documents of interest to companies that collect and process data about EU residents and who move data from the EU to the United States. First, the Working Party released “Recommendations on the Standard Application for Approval of Data Controller or Processor Binding Corporate Rules for the Transfer of Personal Data.” Binding Corporate Rules (often referred to as BCRs) are one mechanism available to companies to support the legal transfer of data outside the European Economic Area. Article 45 of the GDPR requires that data transferred to a country which has not been deemed to provide an adequate level of data…
(1/2) Senate Republicans @SenatorWicker, @SenJohnThune, @VoteMarsha & @SenatorFischer introduced consumer #privacy bill requiring businesses to honor consumer #data rights, obtain consent for data transfer, be more transparent abt data collection, provide for access & correction
Today, Brazil’s President signed a bill from Brazil’s Congress bringing the new Brazilian data protection law into effect retroactive to August 16, 2020.The #LGPD’s sanctions provisions will apply beginning August 1, 2021.
.@guardian reports that Zenhua Data -a Chinese tech company with reported links to military and intelligence networks- swept into a database based mostly on open source data from social networks including personal details of 2.4 million people worldwide. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/sep/14/zhenhua-data-full-list-leak-database-personal-details-millions-china-tech-company