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Dutch regulator orders changes in Google privacy terms

Tuesday 16 December 2014 | 09:14 CET | News
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The Dutch privacy regulator CBP has threatened Google with a fine of up to EUR 15 million. The sanction follows an investigation into Google's privacy terms for users, last changed in 2012. These were found to violate Dutch law on the protection of personal information. The regulator found that Google users' information is used by the company in order to serve up personalised ads. This occurs both for people logged into a Google account as well as those using the Google search engine or visiting sites where Google has placed cookies. All of this occurs without Google having informed users in

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Companies: Google
Countries: Netherlands
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