Region: Sweden

Multimillion-euro Google right to be forgotten case escalates

Sweden’s data protection authority has hit back at Google’s appeal against a €7 million fine for failure to comply with delisting requests – in a dispute which may prompt the European Court of Justice to rule on the functioning of the one-stop-shop.

12 June 2020

NGOs threaten litigation over covid-19 data-sharing

A coordinated effort by nine European civil liberties organisations to force governments to protect privacy while sharing data to tackle covid-19 may lead to litigation.

08 June 2020

GDPR roundup: fines, TikTok, Apple, covid-19 and more

European data regulators appear to be making good on their promise to continue their work, with a noticeable uptick in enforcers’ activity across the continent.

21 May 2020

GDPR roundup: enforcers press on

GDR’s latest GDPR roundup features fines and investigations from authorities that are keeping themselves busy in spite of the coronavirus pandemic. GDR has reported on a global data enforcement slowdown – but there is still plenty to watch out for.

06 May 2020

Google fights multimillion-euro GDPR right to be forgotten fine

Google will appeal a €7 million Swedish fine for a failure to comply with delisting requests.

11 March 2020

GDPR roundup: biometrics, access rights, certification and cooperation

GDR’s latest roundup of news from European enforcers looks at regulatory developments regarding the use of biometric data, steps towards GDPR certification, subjects’ access rights and international cooperation.

10 March 2020

Sweden fines credit reporting company

Sweden's data regulator has fined a credit reporting company for violations of the GDPR and the country’s credit information law.

16 December 2019

Sweden transfers Google case to Ireland following EDPB opinion

The Swedish data regulator has transferred an investigation into Google’s use of location data to Ireland following an opinion issued by the European Data Protection Board, in the first decision of its kind.

22 August 2019

Sweden targets biometric data in first GDPR fining decision

Sweden’s data protection authority has penalised a school that used facial recognition cameras to track its students’ attendance.

21 August 2019

Arbitration award upheld in fintech dispute

A Swedish court has upheld a Swedish Chamber of Commerce arbitration award in a dispute over an e-identification system for mobile phones.

15 July 2019

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