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TikTok fined EUR 750,000 for violating privacy of children

Thursday 22 July 2021 | 13:39 CET | News
Dutch Data Protection Authority AP has imposed a fine of EUR 750,000 on TikTok for violating the privacy of young children. TheAP noted that TikTok only offered its privacy statement in English, making it difficult or impossible for the service's mostly young Dutch users to understand how the app collects, processes and uses personal data. The company has appealed the fine.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: TikTok
Countries: Netherlands
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