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The American Data Privacy and Protection Act
Privacy & data protection

The US is one of the few industrialized countries in the world that lacks a single national privacy law. So far, any efforts to establish a comprehensive federal consumer privacy framework have proved futile. Therefore, the ADPPA, is a long-awaited piece of federal legislation that - if passed - would be the first comprehensive privacy law to apply across the country.

Book "Privacy and Technology Law in Europe - Privacy and Data Protection Law"
News & announcements

Timelex proudly presents the book "Privacy and Technology Law in Europe - Privacy and Data Protection Law", as part of the International Encyclopaedia of Laws (IEL), a project that aims to provide access to legal systems worldwide by searching for suitable authors and supporting them in writing a book about the law of their country in a given field of law.

opt-in e-mail marketing
Privacy & data protection

In 2021, a data subject filed a complaint with the BDPA due to the receipt of a direct marketing e-mail from a company which he had not been a customer for two years. Was the company allowed to send direct marketing e-mails to former customers without consent? We will explain it to you.

European Commission | Timelex
Information technology

In this blog, we look at what has changed from the European Commission’s initial proposal on information accompanying transfers of funds and certain crypto-assets during the legislative course.

Markets in Crypto-Assets Regulation in the home stretch
Information technology

After reaching an agreement on the so-called Crypto Travel Rule, an agreement was now also reached on the Markets in Crypto-Assets Regulation or MiCAR. In this blogpost, we will have a look at the legislative procedure so far and what has changed from the European Commission’s initial proposal.

IT-contracten
Contracts

In this article we discuss the practice of a best efforts obligation, strict obligation or guarantee commitment in IT contracts.

EHDS
Privacy & data protection

Timelex had the honour of assisting the EC in preparing a study supporting the impact assessment of policy options for an EU initiative on an EHDS. Read more.

Dark patterns
Privacy & data protection

On 14 March 2022, the EDPB published the 3/2022 guidelines on dark patterns on social networks, the non-transparent practices of influencing or even forcing users to make decisions about their privacy or rights. Read more about different examples defined by the EDPB.

Right of access
Privacy & data protection

The European Data Protection Board published draft guidelines on the right of access, which is seen as one of the fundamental rights of the data subject under the GDPR. This blogpost will summarize the main points in the guidance and will highlight some remaining points of discussion.

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