Friday, July 1, 2022
-Advertisement-
-Advertisement-
Tech ObserverNewsPolicyIrish Data Protection Commission slaps 36 million euro fine on Facebook over privacy

Irish Data Protection Commission slaps 36 million euro fine on Facebook over privacy

The DPC will now share the preliminary ruling with all concerned EU supervisory authorities and consider their views before making a final verdict

The DPC will now share the preliminary ruling with all concerned EU supervisory authorities and consider their views before making a final verdict

In another setback to the global major , Ireland’s Data Protection Commission (DPC) has slapped a 36 million euro fine on the company following a probe in one of more than a dozen probes it has opened against the social media giant.

According to a draft decision published by the complainant, under European Union 2018 data protection rules, the DPC will now share the preliminary ruling with all concerned EU supervisory authorities and consider their views before making a final verdict.

The Irish commission is the lead regulator of Facebook and many other of the world’s largest technology company’s under the bloc’s ‘One Stop Shop’ data regime, due to the location of their EU headquarters in Ireland.

The complaint, lodged by Austrian privacy activist , concerned the lawfulness of Facebook’s processing of personal data, specifically around its terms of service.

The DPC proposed a fine of 28 million to 36 million euros for Facebook’s failure to provide sufficient information, according to the draft decision, published by Schrems’ digital rights group NOYB.

Subscribe to receive the day's headlines from Tech Observer straight in your inbox

- Advertisement -

Your Comment on this Story

Comments

Share on activity feed

Powered by WP LinkPress

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Subscribe to our Newsletter

83000+ Industry Leaders read it everyday

By subscribing you agree to our Privacy Policy, T&C and consent to receive newsletters and other important communications.
- Advertisement -ESDS SAP HANA Community Cloud
- Advertisement -Digital Senate 2022

RELATED ARTICLES

- Advertisement -