Irish Data Protection Watchdog fines TikTok €345 million for breaking EU data law on children’s accounts

In a significant development concerning data privacy and protection, Ireland’s Data Protection Commission’s (“DPC”) final decision imposes a fine of €345 million on the popular social media platform, TikTok, for violating children’s privacy in 2020. The scale of the fine is an indication of how seriously the DPC addresses the misuse of children’s personal data…

Navigating Health Data Compliance: A Roadmap for Employers

The ICO has released an extensive guide clarifying employers’ responsibilities regarding the processing of their employees’ health data. This guidance comes as a result of the ICO’s analysis of feedback received during a consultation on an earlier version of the document. Health data, considered a special category of personal data, enjoys heightened protection under the…