Region: Sweden

Sweden hands out fines over unprotected recordings

Sweden’s data regulator has imposed fines on several parties, following an investigation into recorded healthcare calls that were accessible on the internet.

10 June 2021

Google Sweden delisting fight escalates

Google and the Swedish data protection authority have both sought to continue a battle over a multimillion-euro fine over alleged Google delisting and right to be forgotten failures, GDR has learned.

01 March 2021

Swedish regulator hits healthcare providers with millions in fines

Sweden’s data protection regulator has fined seven healthcare providers a total of approximately €6.8 million over access management issues.

03 December 2020

Google Sweden delisting fine upheld but reduced

Google’s policy of informing website operators after delisting results breached the GDPR, a Swedish court has ruled.

23 November 2020

“Hugely significant” Google delisting ruling looms

A Swedish court is set to issue a decision that will have significant implications for right to be forgotten enforcement.

20 November 2020

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

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