Nov 162018
 November 16, 2018  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Featured News, Non-U.S.

Kristof Van Quathem and Anna Oberschelp de Meneses of Covington & Burling write:

On November 9, 2018, the French Supervisory Authority for Data Protection (known as the “CNIL”) announced that it issued a formal warning (available here) ordering the company Vectaury to change its consent experience for customers and purge all data collected on the basis of invalid consent previously obtained.

Vectaury is an advertising network that buys online advertising space on behalf of its customers (advertisers).  The company also offers a software tool that advertisers can integrate into their apps to collect geolocation data and information on the device and browser of users.

Read more on Inside Privacy.

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