Region: Netherlands

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

Salesforce and Oracle lawsuit: a first for the Dutch courts

The Privacy Collective is pursuing coordinated Dutch and English class action lawsuits against Salesforce and Oracle. GDR reports on how the litigation marks not only the first Dutch GDPR representative action, but also a pioneering use of the country’s new law.

21 August 2020

Salesforce and Oracle lawsuit: economics and cross-border litigation

GDR analyses novel aspects of the mammoth English GDPR class action threatened against Salesforce and Oracle – including the way the case was filed, its underlying economics, and possible complications arising from its cross-border nature.

19 August 2020

Lloyd v Google looms over €10 billion English lawsuit

GDPR class actions remain rare in Europe, and claimants face plenty of obstacles. GDR exclusively reports on how the outcome of the English high-stakes Salesforce and Oracle class action could hinge on the outcome of another prominent case.

18 August 2020

Salesforce and Oracle face €10 billion Dutch and UK cookie litigation

In the highest-value GDPR lawsuit to date, a Dutch NGO is suing Salesforce and Oracle in a first-of-its-kind coordinated cross-border class action over the companies’ tracking cookie practices.

14 August 2020

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