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Cookies – FR : The CNIL Imposes Fines of € 60 Million and € 150 Million on Facebook and Google for Non-Compliant Cookies Refusal Mechanism

On 30 and 31 December 2021, the CNIL sanctionned : FACEBOOK IRELAND LIMITED with a  € 60 million fine ; and GOOGLE with a fine totalling €150 million  (€ 90 million for GOOGLE LLC and € 60 million for GOOGLE IRELAND LIMITED) because they did not allow users of the social network facebook.com ...

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CJEU: Displaying an advertisement in the guise of an e-mail without users’ consent is an unfair commercial practice

By a decision of November 25, 2021, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruled that the practice of displaying an advertisement under the appearance of an e-mail in the users' e-mail box is subject to the prior information and consent of the users (as required under directive 2002/58 ...

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Whatsapp – GDPR : The Irish DPA Issues a €225 million Fine for Lack of Transparency

On September 2, 2021, the Irish Data Protection Authority (DPA) has imposed a fine of €225 million on WhatsApp. ...

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GDPR – LUX : The Luxembourg Data Protection Authority Imposes a record high 746 million euros fine on Amazon

On 16 July 2021, the Luxembourg data protection authority imposed a fine of 746 million euros on Amazon Europe Core. ...

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TikTok : The Dutch DPA issues a € 750,000 fine for a breach of children’s privacy and transfers its investigation findings to the Irish DPA for further ruling

The Dutch Data Protection Authority (DPA) has imposed a fine of € 750,000 on TikTok, a social media apps very popular amongst young users, for breaching young children’s privacy. The Dutch Authority noticed that the privacy policy provided by TikTok ...

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Facebook – Whatsapp: The EDPB requires the Irish SA  to carry out statutory investigation on Facebook

On July 15, 2021, the European Data Protection Baord (EDPB) adopted its first urgent binding decision in application of Art. 66(2) GDPR following a request from the Hamburg supervisory authority.  In this case, the Hambourg Authority ordered a ban on processing WhatsApp users' data by Facebook ...

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