Region: Luxembourg

Amazon appeals against record GDPR fine

Amazon is fighting a €746 million fine issued by the Luxembourg data watchdog over its personal data processing activities – a record figure which could form the grounds of the company’s appeal.

18 October 2021

Luxembourg DPA issues second-highest fine

The Luxembourg privacy watchdog has issued a €135,000 fine to an un-named life insurance provider.

07 October 2021

Interest groups drive blockbuster Big Tech fines

Luxembourg’s record-breaking €746 million Amazon GDPR fine is the latest example of NGOs sparking some of the EU’s most significant cases against online platforms.

03 August 2021

Amazon ordered to pay record GDPR fine

The Luxembourg privacy watchdog has slapped Amazon with the largest fine under European privacy regulation to date – but the company plans to fight the decision.

30 July 2021

Watchdog attacked over extraterritorial enforcement refusal

Luxembourg’s data regulator faces a pair of lawsuits from a prominent NGO over its refusal to investigate US-based companies due to their lack of establishment in the EU.

01 February 2021

GDPR prevents US bank data transfer

A Luxembourg court won’t allow a Swiss bank subject to a US international tax investigation to disclose a client’s bank data to US prosecutors.

13 July 2020

Luxembourg DPA chief on life during the GDPR

President of Luxembourg’s National Commission for Data Protection (CNPD) Tine Larsen talks with GDR about life since the GDPR came into force, priorities for the year ahead and not being able to speak publicly about investigations.

14 May 2020

GDPR certification ball starts rolling

Companies may soon be able to mark their processes as being GDPR-compliant and partially shield themselves from enforcement, as at least six European data protection authorities push forward with certification and code of conduct plans.

04 March 2020

Luxembourg watchdog to conclude “major” GDPR cases

The data protection authority overseeing some of the largest global technology companies has said it hopes to conclude “several major” cases in 2020.

21 January 2020

Ad tech GDPR complaints pile up

Privacy activists have filed fresh GDPR complaints targeting ad tech to four more EU data protection authorities.

22 May 2019

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