Region: Netherlands

Tracking is dead, Google says

Google has promised not to track people from site to site, saying it will not replace third-party cookies with alternative ways of identifying users.

03 March 2021

GDPR immaterial damages pressure builds

The head of the Dutch data protection authority has said compensation for violations of the GDPR which do not cause financial harm should be the rule rather than the exception – adding to a movement that has recently gained momentum.

22 February 2021

GDPR questions heading to Dutch Supreme Court

The highest court in the Netherlands will consider questions about the GDPR’s right to be forgotten and right to object, following a series of diverging judgments about credit reference data.

12 February 2021

Dutch regulator set to gain hundreds of staff

The Dutch data protection authority looks set to hire hundreds of new staff and receive tens of millions of euros in new funding.

10 February 2021

Regulators pressure Apple into data notice changes

Apple will soon add easy-to-understand notices on its app store explaining how apps use personal data, following pressure from an international group of consumer protection authorities.

09 December 2020

Strict legitimate interest interpretation knocked back by Dutch court

The Dutch data watchdog has lost an appeal against one of its controversially tough legitimate interest decisions.

26 November 2020

Dutch data regulator calls for huge budget increase

The Dutch government must more than triple the country’s data protection authority or it will be unable to properly enforce the GDPR, the regulator has claimed.

19 November 2020

Uber automated decision-making challenged

Four former Uber drivers have filed a rare GDPR challenge to the company’s automated decision to terminate their contracts.

27 October 2020

Riding the tidal wave: claimants choose their swimming lanes

Data privacy class actions in Europe are here to stay. In the second article of a four-part series, Bird & Bird partner Bryony Hurst picks out the EU member states that are likely to become popular litigation forums.

22 October 2020

Parents urged to hand over details for TikTok class action

A Dutch privacy non-profit is collecting information from parents to bolster an impending collective lawsuit against video-sharing app TikTok which claims the app is failing to protect children.

26 August 2020

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