16) The CNIL
's Sanctions Committee issues a 150 000 [euro] monetary penalty to GOOGLE Inc", CNIL
Regarding breach disclosure the provider of electronic communications services must promptly notify the CNIL
and also the affected party, except where the CNIL
finds that "appropriate protection measures" were applied to the data.
French law demands that when you're collecting information about someone, you need to collect it for a precise reason," said CNIL
president Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin.
In a press release on Tuesday, the CNIL
wrote that Google's policy remains in noncompliance with Europe's (http://eur-lex.
performed inspections in late 2009 and early 2010 and found
Last October, CNIL
president Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin said she expected Google to make a commitment to change its policy "within three or four months," failing which she expected that a number of national data protection authorities would take action.
did not elaborate on what those measures would entail.
president Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin said regulators were prepared to talk to Google, adding: "If Google does not conform in the allotted time, we will enter into the disciplinary phase".
According to the CNIL
, Google's platform allowed the "uncontrolled combination of data across services" in violation of EU law.
France's privacy watchdog CNIL
wrote to Google earlier this week, urging a "pause" in rolling out the revised policy.
10] McDonald's, CNIL
Deliberation No 2005-110, May 26 2005 and CEAC/Exide Technologies, CNIL
Deliberation No 2005-111, May 26 2005).
has therefore called for measures to guarantee the protection of the identity of the consumer, including the implementation of machines to wipe off the data contained in RFID.