Dutch DPA reports 80% spike in complaints

The number of complaints about a possible privacy violation sent to the Dutch Data Protection Authority (AP) increased by a massive 79 percent to 27,800 last year. The majority of complaints involved a violation of the right to privacy – the right to inspect information about yourself, or have information removed from somewhere, AD reports. […]

Google and Tinder in crosshairs of Ireland on GDPR

Ireland’s Data Protection Commission, based in Dublin, is investigating Google’s Irish subsidiary to decide whether the company meets transparency obligations under the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) or “has a valid legal basis for processing the location data of its users,” the commission said in a statement. Google “will cooperate fully with the office […]