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

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

Arnaud16/09/20216 min read

On September 2, 2021, the Irish Data Protection Authority (DPA) has imposed a fine of €225 million on WhatsApp. This decision is following up on the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) binding decision adopted on July 28, 2021 but only…


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

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

16/09/2021396 min read

On September 2, 2021, the Irish Data Protection Authority (DPA) has imposed a fine of €225 million on WhatsApp. This decision is following up on the European Data Protection Board…

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

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

10/08/20211012 min read

On 16 July 2021, the Luxembourg data protection authority imposed a fine of 746 million euros on Amazon Europe Core. This decision stems from a collective complaint filed with French…

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

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

05/08/20211154 min read

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…

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

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

27/07/20211025 min read

    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…

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

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

19/07/20211114 min read

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…