Region: Netherlands

Dutch watchdog denies fraud blacklist permit

The Netherlands’ data regulator has denied an interest group’s application to create a blacklist containing possible fraudsters’ personal data, which could then be shared among companies across sectors.

22 October 2021

Dutch regulator denied 300% budget increase

The chair of a leading European data watchdog has bemoaned a “very worrying” government refusal to boost its annual budget from €25 million to €100 million.

24 September 2021

Third TikTok mass claim filed in Amsterdam

An NGO has filed a €6 billion Dutch class action against TikTok that appears likely to overlap with two existing sets of mass litigation.

08 September 2021

TikTok Dutch mass lawsuit escalates

Dutch claimants have escalated their suit against TikTok for violating the privacy and consumer rights of children.

06 September 2021

NGO offers rewards for proof of GDPR breaches

A Dutch consumer body is offering individuals a monetary reward for providing evidence that could support collective action against Facebook.

02 September 2021

TikTok receives GDPR fine

The Dutch data watchdog has ordered TikTok to pay €750,000 after finding it infringed children’s privacy rights – but the company has vowed to appeal against the penalty.

22 July 2021

Dutch court allows Facebook class action to proceed

Facebook has failed to dismiss Dutch collective litigation against it at an early stage.

08 July 2021

TikTok faces second Dutch mass lawsuit

A consumer protection organisation has threatened to file a €1.5 billion child privacy-focused GDPR collective action against TikTok – weeks after another body filed a similar opt-out claim.

28 June 2021

Dutch regulator issues rare fine for EU representative requirement

The Dutch data protection authority has issued a first-of-its-kind fine against a website operator for failing to appoint an EU representative, in what could serve as a warning to UK companies doing business in the EU.

13 May 2021

First Dutch GDPR fine reduced

A court has upheld the Netherlands’ first GDPR infringement decision but slashed the €460,000 fine by almost a quarter.

15 April 2021

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