The CNIL has recently ordered Google to comply with the French data protection law within three months. This action has been taken in the context of a European initiative involving several data protection authorities and aiming at protecting the privacy of Google’s users.
In June 2012, the CNIL issued practical recommendations for French organizations, in particular SMEs, which consider using Cloud computing services. The CNIL also suggested some model contractual clauses, which can be included in Cloud service agreements. A year later, the CNIL reminds organizations the key steps to guarantee confidentiality of personal in the Cloud.
IPhone, Android phone, Windows Phone, BlackBerry ... These smart devices already were already bought by 17 million people in France, attracted by their varied features and by price discounts offered by operators. CNIL, the French data protection authority tried to better understand the way the French citizens use these new technological devices. What kind of personal data do they store on them (pictures, contacts info, bank details, PINs, medical information)? Are people aware of the...
The transposition in French law of the directives called "Telecom Package" notably reinforces the obligation to inform web users regarding cookies. The law now imposes to website publishers, in certain cases, to inform web users and to collect their consent before installing cookies. How to comply? What cookies are concerned? The CNIL takes a look at these new obligations.