Region: Czech Republic

Czech regulator probes Avast data practices

The Czech Republic’s data protection authority is investigating antivirus and cybersecurity company Avast after the company shut down a subsidiary over its sale of browsing information – with the watchdog’s head highlighting a possible “serious and extensive breach” of user data.

12 February 2020

Czech enforcer pursues credit register

The Czech data protection watchdog plans to punish an online debtor register for its data practices – but says it is unable to shut down the website hosting the data in the meantime.

06 June 2019

Privacy NGO files new wave of ad tech complaints

Privacy campaigners have alleged breaches of the GDPR by real-time bidding practices for ads in nine EU countries.

05 June 2019

Czech constitutional court upholds data retention legislation

A Czech court has rejected a constitutional challenge to data retention legislation, after politicians said the provisions violated fundamental rights.

29 May 2019

White supremacist site and its US host must comply with GDPR, says Czech watchdog

The Czech data protection regulator has disabled a US-hosted right-wing extremist site,, for unlawful processing of personal data.

16 January 2019

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