Online Privacy News and Views

Facebook Facing Daily 250K Euro Cookie Fines

By: Richard Beaumont | Tuesday, November 10, 2015 | Tagged: Facebook, Cookie Law Fines | Leave Comment

Yesterday (10th November) a Belgian court ordered Facebook to stop tracking some non-members across the web. The social media giant was given 2 days to comply, or be issued fines of 250,000 euros per day.

Dutch Cookie Law Fine is Largest So Far

By: Richard Beaumont | Friday, December 19, 2014 | Tagged: Cookie Law Fines | Leave Comment

The Dutch public broadcaster NPO has been handed a fine of 25,000 Euros this week for failing to put in place an adequate consent mechanism for the use of cookies.

Spanish Cookie Law Fines First in EU

By: Richard Beaumont | Wednesday, February 5, 2014 | Tagged: Cookie Law Fines, Spanish DPA, Cookie Notices | Leave Comment

The first fines specifically for cookie law compliance failures have been handed out by the Spanish Data Protection Authority. They were handed out to two companies running a number of jewellery websites, one of which was an online store.

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