The Danish Data Protection Authority revises its data protection strategy, focusing on risk-based supervision.
Denmark’s data protection authority announced in its guidance that Google Analytics, Google’s audience measurement tool, is not compliant with the GDPR.
France, Germany and other European countries demanded answers Monday following reports the US spied on its allies using Danish underwater cables, as questions mounted over whether Denmark knew about the operation.
Personal information of a large number of people who participated in the Netherlands' coronavirus track-and-trace programme has been leaked, the Dutch health authorities (GGD) said.
The Arp-Hansen Hotel Group in Denmark has been fined 1.1m Danish crowns (US$170,000, €148,000) and referred to the police by the country’s data protection authority (Datatilsynet) for storing information on clients longer than necessary. In an audit visit, the DPA found there were customer profiles which should have been deleted several years earlier. The authority […]
Denmark has been rocked by a surveillance scandal in which private citizens’ data was allegedly collected by military intelligence and then shared with foreign powers. The revelations, brought forward by a whistle-blower, have already resulted in several high-level dismissals at the agency. Source: Surveillance Scandal Involving U.S. Intelligence Hits Denmark
Denmark’s data protection authority Datatilsynet has suffered a data breach when it discovered that its own documents, which should have been shredded, were disposed of in the normal wastepaper bin. The case includes physical documents, which may have contained confidential and sensitive information about citizens, employees, etc. The agency notified itself of the breach per […]
Danish tax portal accidentally shares tax payer identification numbers with Google and Adobe analytics services. The error lasted for five years (between February 2, 2015, and January 24, 2020) before it was discovered by Danish Agency for Development and Simplification (Udviklings-og Forenklingsstyrelsen, or UFST). Source: Software error exposes the ID numbers for 1.26 million Danish […]