Region: France

CNIL faces loss on cookie walls

Multiple European regulators have forbidden linking website access to the use of tracking cookies – but an adviser to France’s top administrative court has said the country’s data watchdog was wrong to ban the use of cookie walls.

16 June 2020

Google faces €50 million CNIL appeal setback

France’s highest administrative court looks set to reject Google’s appeal against its record €50 million GDPR fine.

16 June 2020

Multimillion-euro Google right to be forgotten case escalates

Sweden’s data protection authority has hit back at Google’s appeal against a €7 million fine for failure to comply with delisting requests – in a dispute which may prompt the European Court of Justice to rule on the functioning of the one-stop-shop.

12 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

GDPR roundup: fines, TikTok, Apple, covid-19 and more

European data regulators appear to be making good on their promise to continue their work, with a noticeable uptick in enforcers’ activity across the continent.

21 May 2020

GDPR roundup: enforcers press on

GDR’s latest GDPR roundup features fines and investigations from authorities that are keeping themselves busy in spite of the coronavirus pandemic. GDR has reported on a global data enforcement slowdown – but there is still plenty to watch out for.

06 May 2020

Emergency measures force Google to pay publishers for content use

A French regulator has given Google three months to negotiate an acceptable fee to pay news publishers for displaying their content in its search results, following allegations that the company implemented abusive practices after the implementation of the EU Copyright Directive.

14 April 2020

French cookie consent policy delayed again

France’s data regulator will put its stricter tracking cookie guidelines on hold – having already delayed implementing them for almost a year.

25 March 2020

CNIL ups focus on adtech

France’s data authority has opened an investigation into an adtech company, while planning to increasingly focus on the industry as part of its 2020 priorities.

12 March 2020

GDPR roundup: biometrics, access rights, certification and cooperation

GDR’s latest roundup of news from European enforcers looks at regulatory developments regarding the use of biometric data, steps towards GDPR certification, subjects’ access rights and international cooperation.

10 March 2020

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