Region: France

CNIL ups cookie consent requirements

In updated cookie guidance by France’s data regulator, browsing a website can no longer be taken as consent to use the tracking technology.

22 July 2019

ID app violates GDPR, French privacy group argues

French privacy group La Quadrature du Net has asked the country’s highest administrative court to annul a decree by the prime minister allowing the government to use facial recognition technology in a digital identity app.

18 July 2019

France's data bar

Featured in Country surveys 2019

16 July 2019

CNIL to release new adtech guidelines

France’s data watchdog is planning to release guidelines on targeted online advertising this month which a privacy NGO has said will violate the GDPR.

02 July 2019

Extend scope of GDPR to non-personal data, French government told

A long-awaited report by a French MP has recommended reforms aimed at bolstering French companies’ defences against foreign data requests.

28 June 2019

Google sued in France

After being fined by both France's data regulator and one of its highest courts for privacy infringements earlier this year, Google is set to face renewed court scrutiny of its data practices in the country.

27 June 2019

French court overrules Guadeloupe algorithm disclosure order

France’s highest administrative court has annulled a judgment that had ordered a university to make its candidate selection algorithm public.

21 June 2019

CNIL issues third GDPR fine

France’s data watchdog has fined translation agency Uniontrad Company €20,000 after the company ignored its warnings over employee surveillance and violated the GDPR.

18 June 2019

France limits data analysis of judges’ decisions

French lawmakers have introduced legislation which bans the inclusion of judges’ names in statistical analysis of court decisions, prompting concern about restrictions on data-driven businesses.

07 June 2019

CNIL targets poor data security for second GDPR fine

France’s data protection regulator has fined property development company SERGIC €400,000 after finding the company had failed to protect user data or put in place retention periods.

06 June 2019

Get unlimited access to all Global Data Review content