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Author: Sheila Sokolowski

Illinois Privacy Law Does Not Require Actual Harm

On January 25, 2019, the Illinois Supreme Court held that a person whose rights under the Biometric Information and Privacy Act (“BIPA”) (740 ILCS 14/1) are violated is “aggrieved” and is not required to show that the violation caused actual harm in order to bring an action seeking damages and/or […]

  Feb 18, 2019  |  By    |   On Data Privacy and Protection

Website Compliance for Higher Education in the U.S. under the GDPR

By Linh Nguyen and Sheila Sokolowski. Welcome to the second HMBR series of FAQs developed to inform colleges and universities in the United States about how various activities may bring them under the jurisdiction of European Union (EU) data protection authorities. This series focuses on website compliance and should be […]

  Oct 12, 2018  |  By    |   On Education

GDPR and Higher Education in the US: An Overview

Welcome to the first in HMBR’s series of FAQ’s developed to inform colleges and universities in the United States (US) about the GDPR and how various activities may bring them under the jurisdiction of European Union (EU) data protection authorities, even when they have no established presence in the EU. […]

  Apr 6, 2018  |  By    |   On Data Privacy and Protection