Investigation finds video-sharing app may have breached UK data protection law between 2018 and 2020.
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.
YouTube and TikTok track users’ personal data more than other social media apps, a recent study says. YouTube mostly keeps the data for itself, while TikTok allows more third parties to collect it.
The Ireland’s DPA has commenced two own-volition inquiries in relation to TikTok Technology Limited’s (TikTok) compliance with requirements of the GDPR.
The Take Back Your Privacy Foundation (TBYP) and the Consumers’ Association are suing the company behind the popular app TikTok for violating the privacy and consumer rights of children.
Dutch DPA imposed a €725,000 fine on TikTok for violating the privacy of young children namely for the company’s alleged lack of transparency.