Posted in Privacy

California Consumer Privacy Act: The Challenge Ahead – A Comparison of 10 Key Aspects of The GDPR and The CCPA

Similarities (and differences) across the EU GDPR and the CCPA around Geographical scope, entities subject to these laws, personal data definition, notice requirements, access+portability rights, deletion and opt-out rights, processors-service provider(s) relationship, consent and enforcement.

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New rules for audiovisual media services approved by European Parliament

Among the new rules:

  • 30+% of catalogues must go to European content (exemptions can apply);
  • duty to undertake appropriate measures to limit content inciting violence, hatred and terrorism + to quickly react when content is reported as harmful;
  • stricter rules on broadcasting advertising and product placement in children’s TV programmes; and
  • stricter guidelines in order to ensure that personal data about children which they collect are not processed for commercial use;

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New Belgian Data Protection Act Takes Effect

Among the novelties:

  • scope is extended to intelligence agencies too (as the UK did too);
  • children’s consent age is lowered to 13 years old (lowest threashold admissible in the GDPR);
  • Genetic, Biometric and Health-Related Data require additional layers of protection (mention of specific personnell authorised + their role);
  • processing of criminal records has a wider purpose to include managing of disputes, with the data owner’s consent and for public interest/scientific/historic/legal/statistical purposes,;

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