TikTok fined in S. Korea over privacy issue

South Korea's telecommunications regulator declared it has fined video sharing platform TikTok Pte Ltd. 186 million won (US5,000) for mishandling user data amid growing global privacy concerns of the social media service.

PrivacyRules - Zhong Lun e-conference on data breach management - Recording now available!

PrivacyRules and Zhong Lun (China) e-conference on data breach management for multinational companies.

PrivacyRules members and cybersecurity experts discussed multi-disciplinary solutions to prevent and respond to data breaches worldwide. Nearly 200 participants, including representatives of the the largest multinational companies operating from and in China, attended the event.

This exclusive event was organised with Zhong Lun, a PrivacyRules law firm member from China and top advisors from North America, Europe and Asia. You can watch the event here.

This video will be soon available on our Youku channel here!!

ICO advice to organisations collecting customer and visitor details for contact tracing

The ICO provides advice for organisations and small businesses that are asked by government to collect and retain customer and visitor information, for a limited time period, for the purposes of a COVID-19 contact tracing scheme.

Schrems charts US surveillance pushback after ECJ ruling

Silicon Valley should seek to further distance itself from a culture of surveillance established by US law, Austrian privacy activist Max Schrems has said ahead of a key ruling on global data flows later this week.

Covid-19 PrivacyRules response team

PrivacyRules launches a team of worldwide experts to advise companies, authorities and individuals about the impact of Covid-19, including and beyond data privacy issues. Abundant material issued by our experts can be found here. Please follow PrivacyRules website and social media for regular updates, and subscribe to our newsletter.

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