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Practical tips for consent under the GDPR

The increased consent requirements under the GDPR have been a hot topic lately, due to the Article 29 Working Party’s recently issued draft guidelines on consent, and as May 25 approaches, questions about how to comply with these requirements are pouring in at OneTrust. In this post, we will provide some practical tips to data controllers for meeting the GDPR’s stringent consent requirements, and how to put consent management into practice.

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The GDPR and consent interfaces: A technician’s view

From an IT technician’s point of view, those of us tasked with operationalizing mandated transparency and consent requirements from the EU General Data Protection Regulation before the May 25 enforcement threshold face a formidable challenge.

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FTC settles case on connected toys

Electronic toy manufacturer VTech Electronics Limited and its U.S. subsidiary have agreed to settle charges by the Federal Trade Commission that the company violated a U.S. children’s privacy law by collecting personal information from children without providing direct notice and obtaining their parent’s consent, and failing to take reasonable steps to secure the data it collected. VTech will pay $650,000 as part of the settlement with the FTC.

Source: Electronic Toy Maker VTech Settles FTC Allegations That it Violated Children’s Privacy Law and the FTC Act | Federal Trade Commission

GDPR, consent and data processing

Websites, mobile apps, IoT devices, smartphones and just about any other products, systems or processes will, in a majority of cases, might soon need to redesign and re-engineer how user consent is being processed. Why? Because of the European General Data Protection Regulation.

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GDPR: watchdogs give businesses ‘one off’ to continue data processing by moving away from invalid consents

Businesses that find that the consent they currently have to collect and use personal data is invalid under new EU data protection laws have a “one off” chance to continue with that processing if another legal basis for the processing applies, an EU privacy watchdog has said.

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IAB Europe presents industry consent mechanism for meeting challenges under the GDPR

IAB Europe presented a new technical standard to support the digital advertising ecosystem in meeting requirements relating to user consent under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which will enter into application in May 2018. The announcement was made at the EDAA Summit 2017 which brought together 200 participants including advertisers, agencies, ad tech, and media in London.

Source: IAB Europe Press Release: IAB Europe presents industry consent mechanism for meeting challenges under the GDPR and calls for broad industry engagement on further development and roll-out | IAB Europe

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