The Government is to appoint two additional commissioners at the office of the Data Protection Commission (DPC).
Privacy experts had also questioned the appropriateness of TikTok using a legitimate interest ground to run behavioral advertising.
The European Commission has described as “unfounded” claims that it does not collect sufficient information to monitor the implementation of data protection rules in Ireland.
TDs and interest bodies have raised concern about the privacy implications of the new system, calling for independent oversight to be established.
The Data Protection Commission (DPC) has published a statistical report on the DPC’s handling of cross-border complaints under the GDPR’s One-Stop-Shop (OSS) mechanism.
At issue is the DPC’s response to a complaint about Google’s role in the high-velocity trading of web users’ personal data to determine which ads get served.