After checking the 1.000 websites with the highest traffic in France, and with several sanctioning procedures already launched, the French DPA CNIL (Commission nationale de l’informatique et des libertés) announced a continuation of the program in the next months.
France’s data protection authority, the Commission nationale de l’informatique et des libertés, launched a public debate over its draft recommendation relating to terms of retention and use of data logs.
France’s data protection watchdog CNIL will from 1st April begin conducting checks to ensure websites are in compliance with new guidelines on advertising trackers after the deadline it granted expired.
The US tech giant’s targeted advertising practices raise a lot of questions, the CNIL writes in a confidential note.
A group representing 2,000 French startups filed a complaint against Apple on Tuesday, accusing the US company of failing to seek permission from users for personalised advertising.
Google has appealed to the one-stop-shop mechanism provided for in the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which, in its view, requires it to report on data protection matters only to the corresponding authority in the country in which it is based, namely Ireland.
French Data Protection Authority (CNIL) announced that it sent letters and emails to approximately 300 organizations, both private and public, to remind them of the new cookie law rules and the need to audit sites and apps to comply with those rules by March 31, 2021.
Google has been hit with a total of €100 million ($120 million) for dropping cookies on Google.fr and Amazon €35 million (~$42 million) for doing so on the Amazon .fr domain under the penalty notices issued on December 10.