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Austrian data protection authority says Google Analytics violates GDPR

Friday 14 January 2022 | 14:57 CET | News
The Austrian data protection authority (DSB) has ruled that Google Analytics violates the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), based on a complaint submitted by Noyb, the privacy rights group founded by Austrian activist Max Schrems. According to its ruling, Google has violated the general principles of data transmission in accordance with Article 44 of the GDPR, Der Standard reports. The article regulates the transfer of personal data to a third country or to an international organisation.

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Google
Countries: Austria
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