Windows 10 News and info | Forum
August 22, 2019, Loading... *
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.

Login with username, password and session length
News: This is a clean Ad-free Forum and protected by StopForumSpam, Project Honeypot, Botscout and AbuseIPDB | This forum does not use audio ads, popups, or other annoyances. New member registration currently disabled.
 
  Website   Home   Windows 8 Website GDPR Help Login Register  
By continuing to use the site or forum, you agree to the use of cookies, find out more by reading our GDPR policy.
Pages: [1]
  Print  
Share this topic on Del.icio.usShare this topic on DiggShare this topic on FacebookShare this topic on GoogleShare this topic on MySpaceShare this topic on RedditShare this topic on StumbleUponShare this topic on TechnoratiShare this topic on TwitterShare this topic on YahooShare this topic on Google buzz
Author Topic: Apple once again under investigation for GDPR data practices  (Read 225 times)
javajolt
Administrator
Hero Member
*****
Online Online

Gender: Male
United States United States

Posts: 30366


I Do Windows


WWW Email
« on: July 07, 2019, 03:38:51 PM »
ReplyReply

Apple is currently marketing itself as the alternative to Google’s data slurping ecosystem of devices and services, but the company is facing increasing scrutiny from Irish data regulators to make sure they live up to their claims.

Reuters report has Ireland’s Data Protection Commissioner (DPC) has opened an investigation into how Apple makes personal data it collected on users available on request, part of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

This is the DPC’s 3rd probe into Apple, with two investigations in 2018 looking at how Apple processes personal data for targeted advertising and whether its privacy policy on the processing of that data is sufficiently transparent.

The Irish DPC has jurisdiction on Apple as, like many tech companies,  its European headquarters are based there.

Other companies being looked into are Facebook, who had 8 probes (plus two for WhatsApp and one for Instagram), Twitter (like Apple) with three, Google one and Microsoft’s LinkedIn one.

While GDPR regulators have the power to impose fines up to 4% of global revenue or 20 million euros, whichever is higher, this is for the most egregious repeat offenders, and in most cases, the result is an advisory process which allows companies to get back into compliance.

source
Logged



Pages: [1]
  Print  
 
Jump to:  

Powered by SMF 1.1.21 | SMF © 2017, Simple Machines

Google visited last this page August 02, 2019, 07:14:18 AM