Mondaq All Regions - France: Privacy
Field Fisher
On Friday 7 October 2016, the President of the French Republic promulgated Law no. 2016-1321 of 7 October 2016 for a Digital Republic.
Field Fisher
This law addresses numerous issues such as net neutrality, transferability of data, the right to continued internet service, the confidentiality of private correspondence...
Jones Day
On October 7, the Digital Republic Law was promulgated (source document in French), affecting CNIL's role and the rights of data subjects.
Jones Day
Per the article, implementing the "personal data protection" dimension from the product design phase is critical to ensuring transparency and user control over data.
Jones Day
However, the bill allows for injunctive relief only and does not entitle group action participants to damages.
Field Fisher
Le Vendredi 7 Octobre 2016, le Président de la République à promulgué la Loi n° 2016-1321 du 7 octobre 2016 pour une République numérique.
Jones Day
Among other findings, the audit results showed that the majority of connected devices did not provide clear and complete information regarding personal data collection and processing...
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
France visibly acts as a precursor and set the example for other data protection authorities.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
The market of the so-called "connected vehicles" has been considerably growing since 2015. According to a recent study by AlixPartners, 78 million of connected vehicles will be commercialized in 2018, generating a EUR40 billion turnover.
Jones Day
On July 7, the CNIL fined (source document in French) Brandalley €30,000 for multiple breaches of French data protection laws.
Jones Day
On July 7, CNIL published its analysis on how the Digital Republic Bill affects CNIL and the rights of data subjects.
Jones Day
On June 30, CNIL issued a formal injunction ordering Microsoft to stop collecting excessive and irrelevant personal data.
Jones Day
On June 29, the French Supreme Court issued a decision holding that only natural persons can invoke a breach of their privacy within the meaning of Article 9 of the Civil Code.
Jones Day
On May 12, the French Data Protection Authority published an article stating that more than 400 controls will be carried out in 2016.
Jones Day
On May 12, the French Supreme Court ruled that a request to remove a name and surname from the title of a press article exceeded the Right to Object...
Fox Rothschild LLP
France's data protection regulator – the Commission Nationale de L'Informatique et des Libertés (CNIL) – ordered Alphabet Inc.'s Google in 2015 to comply with the right to be forgotten.
Jones Day
On April 8, the Commission Nationale de l'Informatique et des Libertés ("CNIL") issued its annual report for 2015.
Jones Day
In April, CNIL announced that, together with the Article 29 WP, it will carry out an online audit in May to assess the impact of wireless network devices on users' private lives.
Jones Day
On March 23, CNIL launched the process to define the sixth compliance package relating to connected vehicles.
Jones Day
According to CNIL's opinion, the right to privacy is a universal right requiring full delisting regardless of the user's geographic region.
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Jones Day
According to CNIL's opinion, the right to privacy is a universal right requiring full delisting regardless of the user's geographic region.
Jones Day
On May 12, the French Supreme Court ruled that a request to remove a name and surname from the title of a press article exceeded the Right to Object...
Field Fisher
Le Vendredi 7 Octobre 2016, le Président de la République à promulgué la Loi n° 2016-1321 du 7 octobre 2016 pour une République numérique.
Jones Day
On November 8, 2015, the Conseil d'Etat approved the penalty issued by the French Data Protection Authority against a consulting company for two years of noncompliance with French data protection regulations.
Jones Day
On November 26, 2015, the Constitutional Council approved (source document in French) Article 1 of the Act on International Electronic Communications Surveillance.
Jones Day
The working group issued new guidelines relating to the security requirements to be taken by both the providers and the beneficiaries.
Fox Rothschild LLP
France's data protection regulator – the Commission Nationale de L'Informatique et des Libertés (CNIL) – ordered Alphabet Inc.'s Google in 2015 to comply with the right to be forgotten.
Jones Day
On March 23, the Conseil d'Etat confirmed the 20,000 Euros fine imposed by the French data protection authority against a company for sending marketing text messages without prior individual consent.
Jones Day
On February 18, La Quadrature du Net requested that the French Council of State challenge the implementation decree of the Military Programming Act, passed on December 28, 2014.
Jones Day
On March 4, the French government adopted Decree 2015‑253 (source document in French), which enables delisting of websites promoting terrorist actions...
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
On 19 November, the CNIL released an article in order to provide companies impacted by the recent CJEU ruling on invalidation of Safe Harbor with guidance on the next steps.
Jones Day
A French consumers association announced that it would file a complaint against a toy manufacturer for system vulnerabilities that allegedly led to a large-scale data breach.
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