Italian Garante Launched a Public Consultation on its Guidelines on the Use of Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies

25/12/2020


Italian Garante Launched a Public Consultation on its Guidelines on the Use of Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies

The Italian Date Protection Authority (Garante Per La Protezione Dei Dati Personali) – Garante has launched a public consultation on the rules for the use of cookies and similar technologies.


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ICO Publishes New Data Sharing Code of Practice

25/12/2020


ICO Publishes New Data Sharing Code of Practice

The Information Commissioner’s Office has published its Data Sharing Code of Practice on 17 December. The code, and the hub of new resources, provides practical advice to businesses and organisations on how to carry out responsible data sharing.


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Irish Data Protection Commission Fined Twitter Over a Data Breach

18/12/2020


Irish Data Protection Commission Fined Twitter Over a Data Breach

The Data Protection Commission has imposed an administrative fine of €450,000 on Twitter. The draft decision in this inquiry, having been submitted to other Concerned Supervisory Authorities under Article 60 of the GDPR in May of this year, was the first one to go through the Article 65 (“dispute resolution”) process since the introduction of the GDPR and was the first Draft Decision in a “big tech” case on which all EU supervisory authorities were consulted as Concerned Supervisory Authorities.


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CNIL Fines Google LLC and Google Ireland Limited for Placing Cookies on Google.fr

11/12/2020


CNIL Fines Google LLC and Google Ireland Limited for Placing Cookies on Google.fr

On December 7, 2020, the CNIL fined Google LLC and Google Ireland Limited with a total fine of 100 million euros, in particular for deploying advertising cookies on the google.fr visitors’ devices without prior consent and for not meeting transparency requirements.


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Amazon Europe Core Fined 35 Million Euros for not Complying with Cookie Rules

11/12/2020


Amazon Europe Core Fined 35 Million Euros for not Complying with Cookie Rules

The CNIL has fined Amazon Europe Core 35 million euros for placing advertising cookies on users' computers on the amazon.fr site without prior consent and for not informing them about cookies properly.


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