Facebook provides information after formal demand from the Dutch DPA

The Dutch Data Protection Authority (DPA) imposed a conditional fine on Facebook because it had not provided a part of the information that the Dutch DPA has formally demanded as part of its investigation. The investigation focuses on the privacy conditions of the social media company. The Dutch DPA needs the requested information from Facebook, amongst others, to determine its competence and the applicability of the Dutch data protection act. Facebook indicated to provide the further information regarding the set of questions that concerns the competence of the Dutch DPA and the applicability of the Dutch data protection act. The Dutch DPA will assess the information and has therefore temporarily suspended the conditional fine.

Country: Netherlands

Domains: Privacy IG

Tags: investigation, social media, Dutch Data Protection Authority, Internet, Facebook, data protection, privacy, Netherlands

Posted on Wednesday 6 May 2015

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