Category Archives: Privacy & identity

Douglas Perfumeries: 1,400,000 € fine by the Italian DPA

GDPR infringements

With press release of 28th November 2022, the Italian DPA announced the fine imposed to Perfumeries Douglas Italia S.p.A. for infringing the data protection regulation. The case Following a complaint, the Italian DPA began a proceeding to asses that Douglas Italia S.p.A. performed the proper data processing regarding its own customer fidelity programs. During the […]

The Italian DPA starts an Investigation on the distribution of the video of a sexual assault

distribution of a video

With a press release of August 22nd 2022, the Italian Data Protection Authority (DPA) announced the start of an investigation regarding the distribution of a video related to a sexual assault which happened in Piacenza on August 21st 2022. The video of the very serious episode, immediately acquired by the investigators, allowed to identify the […]

The use of Google Analytics violates the GDPR: what now?

google analytics infringes GDPR

With the provision of June 9, 2022, the Italian DPA affirmed that the use of Google Analytics violates the GDPR because it implies the transfer of data in the United States of America, a country lacking of the adequate level of protection of the users’ data. The situation concerned the use of Google Analytics by […]

Posting photos and videos online: the updated Guidelines of the Italian DPA

The Italian Data Protection Authority (DPA) has recently updated its own guidelines on privacy protection and sharing of online content. Addressing mostly young users of social networks, in April 2022 the Italian DPA published a video summarizing the main precautions to adopt before posting photos and videos online, suggesting to pay attention to what they […]