The Summer 2017 Edition of the quarterly IT & Privacy Newsletter by Reed Smith Germany has just been released.

We cover the German GDPR Implementation Act, new case law on processing on the basis of legitimate interests, marketing consent, and provider liability, as well as the paper on Google Analytics by the Hamburg data protection

The Norwegian Data Protection Authority Datatilsynet (Norwegian DPA) has concluded that the use of the website analytic tool Google Analytics by two state agencies violated Norway’s data protection law. The two state agencies—Tax Administration and the State Educational Loan Fund—were not able to account for how Google Analytics worked, and found that there was a