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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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CNIL – France : A Purchase is Required for Sending Marketing Emails Without the Account Holders’ Consent

On 17 June 2021, the CNIL imposed a fine of 500,000 Euros and an obligation to comply within 3 months under a penalty of 500 Euros per day on BRICO PRIVÉ, a French company opearating a DIY private sales website ...

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International Data Transfers : the UK is Officially an Adequate Third Country

As expected, the Commission has adopted two adequacy decisions for transferring personal data freely to the United Kingdom – one under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the other for the Law Enforcement Directive. These adequacy decisions also facilitate ...

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