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CNIL orders Singlespot company to collect consent of subjects in order to process geolocation data

The order was issued against a tool which allowed a mobile application to collect data from users even when the latter was not running

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Japan’s Financial Services Agency gives cryptocurrency industry self-regulatory status

From now on, exchange violations will be monitored and sanctioned by the Japan Virtual Currency Exchange Association

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Danish Data Protection Authority publishes inspection questionnaires:

The Danish Data Protection Authority has recently published examples of the questionnaires it uses when inspecting both private companies and public authorities. The Data Protection Authority emphasizes in its press release that these questionnaires are examples only and that questions will usually vary from inspection to inspection. The questionnaires cannot be used as a complete checklist, but they do provide some guidance for companies and public authorities wishing to be prepared for a possible inspection.

For more information on this or any other data protection issue in Denmark, please contact Ruth Caddock Hansen at [email protected] 

The questionnaire is available here
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U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration stops self-driving shuttle school children transportation

The driverless shuttle operated by Transdev North America presented inappropriate risks, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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Japan government asks Facebook to improve data protection measures