In The Press October 29, 2020

Experian’s GDPR Violation Leaves Companies Scrambling To Understand ‘Legitimate Interest’ (SC Media)

A General Data Protection Regulation enforcement notice from United Kingdom regulators could leave credit reporting giant Experian on the hook for as much as $24 million. Direct marketing via mail is considered legitimate interest. But, in this case, the consent to use the data had been received by a broker that hadn’t specified the data would be sold. Goodwin’s Privacy & Cybersecurity associate Frederica De Santis states how this could confuse users. Read the article in SC Media here.