Your Series A round is probably going to be the first time you and your business comes under the scrutiny of an institutional investor. It’s therefore important to get your house in order before the due diligence process starts.
On 1 October, Europe’s highest court handed down its judgment on a series of questions referred to it by the German Federation of Consumer Organisations, in respect of the use of pre-ticked checkboxes for the storage of cookies by a German lottery website called Planet 49.
DSARs are known for causing headaches. For those of you fortunate enough to have never had to deal with one (and probably don’t know the true misery they bring), they are a resource nightmare – sucking up time, money and effort.
There’s much in the press at the moment about the use of facial recognition technology by the police and other law enforcement agencies for crime prevention and national security purposes. There are clearly significant advantages to using biometric data in a business, the main ones being security and convenience, but does this mean you should be using such data? Our latest blog looks at the legal issues that need to be considered.