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FRA publishes paper on Quality vital for data-driven artificial intelligence

Algorithms, used in machine learning and artificial intelligence, are responsible for analysing the data and making these decisions.

Therefore, a new European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) focus paper questions the quality of data behind automated decision-making and underlines the need to pay more attention to improving data quality in artificial intelligence.

Source: Quality vital for data-driven artificial intelligence | European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights

Consumer Horizons 2019: Key Privacy and Data Protection Considerations in the Consumer Industry

The consumer industry is evolving at lightning speed, and the way consumer businesses operate is shifting. From issues in supply chain to the digitalization of the consumer experience, companies are rapidly changing to keep up with consumer demands.

In this year’s edition of Consumer Horizons, the Hogan Lovells global Consumer team identifies trends that will impact food and beverages companies, fashion and luxury goods producers, retailers, consumer electronics manufacturers, and other consumer businesses throughout 2019.

Access Consumer Horizons 2019 (registration required).

White Paper on Principles for a Revised U.S. Privacy Framework

The Centre for Information Policy Leadership at Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP has issued a white paper on Ten Principles for a Revised U.S. Privacy Framework.

CIPL believes that the use of personal information and privacy can most effectively be regulated at the federal level, and puts forward ten principles that should be included in any new federal privacy framework to ensure appropriate protection for consumers while facilitating the digital economy, innovation and the responsible use of data.

Download the full paper to read more about the principles and why these are essential for inclusion in a new federal U.S. privacy framework.

Source: CIPL Issues White Paper on Principles for a Revised U.S. Privacy Framework | Privacy & Information Security Law Blog

CNIL Publishes Statistical Review of Data Breaches Since GDPR

Recently, the French Data Protection Authority (the “CNIL”) published a statistical review of personal data breaches during the first four months of the EU General Data Protection Regulation’s (“GDPR”) entry into application.

Between May 25 and October 1, 2018, the CNIL received 742 notifications of personal data breaches that affected 33,727,384 individuals located in France or elsewhere. Of those, 695 notifications were related to confidentiality breaches.

Source: CNIL Publishes Statistical Review of Data Breaches Since Entry into Application of GDPR

Connected vehicles: first step towards an international agreement

The International Working Group on Data Protection in Telecommunications (IWGDPT or so-called Berlin Group), has adopted a Working Paper on Connected Vehicles. Paper analyses the different types of data that can be collected, generated, transmitted, processed or retained by connected vehicles and identifies the privacy risks involved in these processes. The paper provides recommendations for manufacturers, third party service providers, standardization bodies, public authorities and rule makers as well as for drivers of connected vehicles on how to effectively avert these risks.

Download the Working Paper

Source: Connected vehicles: first step towards an international agreement

Are our smartphones cheating GDPR?

Consumer champion, Which? has revealed that the smart devices we use on a daily basis could be employing underhand measures to take more of our personal details than we think. A study conducted by the watchdog has concluded that many apps tested are technically behaving in accordance with GDPR stipulations while failing to embrace the true meaning of data protection that the laws seek to imbue.

Full article: Are our smartphones cheating GDPR?

FPF Releases Understanding Facial Detection, Characterization, and Recognition Technologies and Privacy Principles for Facial Recognition Technology in Commercial Applications

FPF has published the infographic Understanding Facial Detection, Characterization, and Recognition Technologies along with Privacy Principles for Facial Recognition Technology in Consumer Applications. These resources will help businesses and policymakers better understand and evaluate the growing use of face-based biometric technology systems when used for consumer applications.

Source: FPF Releases Understanding Facial Detection, Characterization, and Recognition Technologies and Privacy Principles for Facial Recognition Technology in Commercial Applications

IAB releases Transparency & Consent Framework

IAB Europe and IAB Technology Laboratory on April 24 released the market-ready technical specifications for the Transparency & Consent Framework following a 30-day public consultation in March and April 2018.

The official release version of the standard reflects extensive feedback from publishers, agencies, and ad tech companies collected during the consultation period. As with all standards, it is expected that this standard will be iterated with new features and attributes in the future.

Source: IAB Europe and IAB Tech Lab Release Cross-Industry Transparency & Consent Framework For Adoption

Exporting the EU Privacy Regime Through Trade Instruments?

On January 31, 2018, the European Commission endorsed horizontal clauses on cross-border data flows, data protection and privacy in trade and investment agreements.

These clauses, if agreed on by EU member states, will serve as the starting point for negotiations on provisions to be included in Free Trade Agreements and Bilateral Investment Treaties between the European Union and third countries.

Source: Exporting the EU Privacy Regime Through Trade Instruments? – Publications – Mayer Brown

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