Chinese-owned app TikTok faces increasing backlash from European politicians and regulators.
TikTok CEO on a visit to Brussels sought to reassure theEU the app would respect the bloc's tech rules and commitments to privacy and child safety.
The DPC submitted a draft decision in a large scale inquiry into TikTok Technology Limited to other Concerned Supervisory Authorities across the EU.
Italian DPA warned TikTok on change of legal basis for personalizing ads to legitimate interests and emphasised that consent must be used.
Privacy experts had also questioned the appropriateness of TikTok using a legitimate interest ground to run behavioral advertising.
A UK High Court judge has granted permission for a class-action style privacy lawsuit to proceed against TikTok over its handling of children’s data.