Tag Archives: Netherlands

Is the Dutch GDPR fining matrix setting the tone for the ICO’s future fining policy?

The Dutch Data Protection Authority (DPA) released its GDPR fining policy on 14 March 2019, becoming the first EU Member State supervisory authority to set out a structure for calculating administrative fines for failing to comply with the GDPR. Four categories of fines plus an aggravating category The legal maximum monetary fine that can be … Continue Reading

Google Exposed as in Breach of Dutch Data Protection Law

The Dutch data protection authority, the College Bescherming Persoonsgegevens (CBP), has released a report following a seven-month investigation examining Google’s changes to its privacy policy. CBP’s report condemns Google for violating Dutch data protection law, the Wet bescherming persoonsgegevens (Wbp). Controversially in March 2012, Google made changes to its privacy policy (GPP2012) to allow the … Continue Reading

The Dutch Data Protection Authority publishes new guidelines on data security

The Dutch Data Protection Authority (CBP) has published new guidelines on data protection and implementation of data security principles, which replace the previous guidance from 2001. The guidelines seek to provide practical advice on how data controllers and processors can ensure compliance with the Dutch Data Protection Act (Wet bescherming persoonsgegevens). The new guidelines include … Continue Reading
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