The Article 29 Working Party (WP29) has updated its Opinion on applicable law and has introduced a new ‘inextricable link’ test representing a new element to the existing ‘in the context of the activities of an establishment’ criteria. This updated Opinion follows the Court of Justice of the European Union’s (CJEU) judgment in the case of Google Spain.

The update addresses the territorial scope of the Data Protection Directive (95/46/EC) (the Directive), and is particularly relevant to search engine providers.
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