EU Court declares website is data controller for Facebook “like” button

EU ruling on facebook like button on websites

The Advocate General has issued an opinion in Case C-40/17 relating to the use of a Facebook “like” button placed on the website of Fashion ID. The opinion sets out who is responsible for the sharing and processing of data. The Court of Justice of the European Union found that when a website features a Facebook “Like” …

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ICO fine pregnancy and parenting club £400k for unlawful sharing of member data

400k fine for Bounty

Bounty (UK) Limited have been fined £400,000 by the ICO for unlawfully sharing personal data with third-parties. Whilst the data subjects were asked to opt into receiving third-party marketing materials, it was not made clear that Bounty may also share their data with other types of business. As well as operating as a pregnancy and …

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