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Advocating Privacy and Data Protection for More Than a Decade And Still Fighting Resistance

I have been watching legal professionals disseminating personal data around the world. Feel my pain ? Why it especially matters? Because they are the ones advising others. They are the role model.

As the GDPR has now celebrating it’s 6 years and 4 years of enforcement, Here an exhaustive practical case law analysis of the importance of taking appropriate security measures and how things can go wrong.

CNIL Fined Slimpay For its Lack of Security

In the midst of the holiday season, the French Data Protection Authority CNIL issued an administrative sanction to a French company operating in several countries in Europe offering payment solutions for lack of security art 32 GDPR and absence of data subject notification.

French DPA CNIL Fined Carrefour for Cookies

The French DPA CNIL finally enforced the law, Carrefour supermarket and Carrefour Bank fined for 2 250 000 euros and 800 000 euros.

Google Subject to the Biggest Fine Under GDPR

In what is today the biggest fine under the GDPR, the French Data Protection Authority CNIL investigated Google Android transparency in Data procession. The investigation was consecutive to two class actions filed on the 25th of May 2018. One by the Austrian NGO Non Of Your Business (NOYB), another by the French La Quadrature du Net (LQDN). This decision worth a close look.

French CNIL’s six first month of GDPR

The CNIL investigated mobile applications using embedded software development kit (SDK) and ad biding gathering personal data even when the application is not in use. The data collection is activated by default, which is contrary to the principal of privacy by design.