Region: Portugal

TikTok faces billion-euro Portuguese mass claim

A Portuguese consumer group has filed class actions valued at €1.1 billion against TikTok over its allegedly unlawful collection and processing of user data, in a case that could serve as a model to determine compensation in future claims.

11 April 2023

Portuguese statistics authority fined €4.3 million for census failings

Portugal’s data protection authority has fined the country’s National Statistics Authority €4.3 million for five breaches of the GDPR made while carrying out the 2021 census – including unlawful international transfers.

12 December 2022

Portugal issues first fine for lack of DPO

The Portuguese data regulator has imposed a €170,000 fining order after discovering several GDPR breaches at a municipality tasked with processing Ukrainian refugees’ personal data.

18 November 2022

Portuguese regulator halts Cloudflare transfers

Portugal’s data watchdog has ordered a public body to immediately stop transfers to popular US-based web infrastructure company Cloudflare – but Cloudflare says the regulator has got its facts wrong.

30 April 2021

Consumer groups across two continents take aim at Facebook

05 June 2018

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