Google has to pay in France, a fine of 50 million Euro in connection with the EU data protection basic regulation (DSGVO). The French data protection authority CNIL noted violations since the end of may-2018 DSGVO.

Among other things, information about the use of the collected data and the storage period for the user is not simply enough to be accessible, said the authority on Monday. They were spread over several documents, and users would have to. several Links and Buttons to click In addition, some of the information was unclear.

Invalid consent

in addition, the Google consent for the display of personalized advertising from their point of view is not valid, because the users would not sufficiently informed, declared to the CNIL. It was the first fine to the authority after the DSGVO. In accordance with the regulation, fines of up to four percent of the annual turnover of a company can be imposed.