Region: Denmark

Danish regulator criticises law firm

Denmark’s privacy regulator has criticised law firm Bech-Bruun’s handling of information access relevant to an ongoing legal investigation, but found its processing lawful overall.

09 December 2022

Danish DPA bans municipality's use of Google products

Denmark’s regulator has ordered a municipality to stop using Google Chromebook and Workspace after finding it carried out an inadequate data protection impact assessment –  including of the risks of transferring data to a third country.

15 July 2022

Danish regulator imposes record GDPR fine

Denmark’s data protection authority has recommended a 10 million kroner (€1.3 million) fine for the country’s largest bank for failing to properly document that it had deleted the personal data of its customers in compliance with the GDPR, after the bank self-reported the breaches.

05 April 2022

Danish DPA gives nod to facial recognition system

Denmark’s data protection watchdog has given its approval to a company’s use of facial recognition technology – but not in the way that the business plans to deploy it.

31 March 2022

More DPAs confront Google Analytics

Norway, Denmark and Guernsey are the first European territories to acknowledge the recent decision on Google Analytics by the Austrian data watchdog, publishing warnings to companies that current safeguards may not be sufficient to meet Schrems II requirements.

28 January 2022

Danish regulator gets funding increase

Denmark’s privacy watchdog is set to gain 16.8 million kroner (€2.2 million) over the next four years – but the additional funds are earmarked for guidance and advice rather than enforcement.

08 December 2021

Danish watchdog launches security investigations

Denmark’s data protection authority has sent questionnaires focused on security measures to 30 organisations in a bid to scale up and better target its investigations.

24 August 2021

Irish regulator confirmed as lead authority for TikTok

The already-overwhelmed Irish data protection authority has added yet another controversial technology operator to the ranks of companies it regulates.

22 January 2021

GDPR roundup: coronavirus concerns continue

Work continued apace across the continent over the past two weeks as data regulators issued fines, warnings and guidance – often focusing on coronavirus-linked data protection concerns.

22 June 2020

GDPR roundup: French yearly report, facial recognition, credit agencies and more

This latest roundup of activity by European data protection watchdogs shows that they remain busy enforcing and advising on a range of issues.

09 June 2020

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