Privacy Policy

  • Google fined $204,000 over privacy policy 09-01-2014 10:27 AM

    Paris: The French digital privacy watchdog is fining Google 150,000 euros ($204,000) for breaking rules on ensuring data privacy. The CNIL agency said on Wednesday that Google's new privacy policy - which applies to all of its services from e-mail to calendars - isn't specific enough about how and why...
  • Google's new privacy policy breaches Dutch law: Watchdog 29-11-2013 12:50 PM

    The Hague: A privacy watchdog said Thursday that Google has been breaching Dutch law on personal data protection since it introduced a new privacy policy last year. Jacob Kohnstamm, chairman of the College for the Protection of Personal Data, said that Google's combining of data from different services, including surfing...
  • Google to be fined by French regulator over data privacy 28-09-2013 12:12 PM

    Paris: France's data protection watchdog moved closer to fining Google for the way it stores and tracks user information after the search engine ignored a three-month ultimatum to bring its practices in line with local law. The privacy watchdog, known as CNIL, said on Friday it was opening a procedure...
  • Facebook near privacy settlement with FTC: Report 11-11-2011 08:36 AM

    San Francisco: Facebook is finalising a settlement with federal regulators over changes to its privacy policies enacted two years ago, the Wall Street Journal reported. The proposed settlement with the US Federal Trade Commission would resolve charges by privacy advocates that Facebook engaged in deceptive behavior. The settlement, which is...