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A company that provides security and investigative services, including background check services, has agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission allegations that the firm misrepresented its participation in and compliance with the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield framework, which enables companies to transfer...
The Federal Trade Commission has finalized a settlement with a California technology company over allegations that it falsely claimed participation in the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield framework, which enables companies to transfer consumer data legally from European Union countries to the United States.
The Federal Trade Commission issued an Opinion finding that the data analytics and consulting company Cambridge Analytica, LLC engaged in deceptive practices to harvest personal information from tens of millions of Facebook users for voter profiling and targeting. The Opinion also found that...
The Federal Trade Commission has reached settlements with four companies that allegedly misrepresented their participation in the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield framework, which enables companies to transfer consumer data legally from European Union countries to the United States. The FTC also alleged that...
A California company has agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission allegations that it falsely claimed participation in the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield framework, which enables companies to transfer consumer data legally from European Union countries to the United States.
The Federal Trade Commission sued a Nevada data storage services company over allegations that it misled consumers about its participation in the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield framework and failed to adhere to the program’s requirements before allowing its certification to lapse.
Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a final consent order settling charges that a background screening company falsely claimed to be in compliance with the EU-U.S. and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield frameworks.
The Federal Trade Commission filed an administrative complaint against data analytics company Cambridge Analytica, and filed settlements for public comment with Cambridge Analytica’s former chief executive and an app developer who worked with the company, alleging they employed deceptive tactics to...
The Federal Trade Commission reached a settlement with a background screening company over allegations it falsely claimed to be a participant in the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield program. In separate actions, the FTC also sent warning letters to more than a dozen companies for falsely claiming...
The Federal Trade Commission has given final approval to settlements with four companies over allegations that they falsely claimed certification under the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield framework.
Four companies have agreed to settle allegations by the Federal Trade Commission that they falsely claimed certification under the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield framework and that two of these companies failed to abide by a key provision of the framework.
A California company has agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission allegations that it falsely claimed it was in the process of being certified as complying with the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield framework, which establishes a process to allow companies to transfer consumer data from European Union...
The Federal Trade Commission gave final approval to settlements with three companies that deceived consumers by falsely claiming participation in the European Union-United States Privacy Shield framework.
Acting Federal Trade Commission Chairman Maureen K. Ohlhausen has issued the following statement regarding the release of the European Commission’s Report on the first annual review of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework.
Three U.S. companies have agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that they misled consumers about their participation in the European Union-United States Privacy Shield framework, which allows companies to transfer consumer data from EU member states to the United States in compliance...
Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Edith Ramirez issued the following statement today after the adoption of a Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework.
Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Edith Ramirez has issued the following statement regarding today’s release of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework in Brussels, Belgium.
Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Edith Ramirez has issued the following statement regarding U.S. and European Commission officials reaching the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield agreement in Brussels, Belgium, today.