CNIL Unveils 2020 Inspection Strategy and Announces Cookie Investigations
On March 12, 2020, the French Data Protection Authority (the “CNIL”) released its annual inspection strategy for 2020.
The CNIL carries out approximately 300 inspections every year. These inspections are initiated (1) following complaints lodged with the CNIL; (2) in light of current topics in the news; (3) after the CNIL has adopted corrective measures ( e.g. , formal notices, sanctions) in order to verify whether the organization in question adopted the measures or remedied the situation; and (4) as part of the CNIL’s annual inspection strategy.