Posts Tagged ‘CNIL’

France Performing Audits To Check For Spam

Thursday, November 20th, 2008

While doing some research on data protection laws in France, I found it interesting to learn that this past September the French data protection authority (CNIL) stared auditing businesses to check for unlawful spam operations.


Data Protection & Privacy Noncompliance Fines Increasing in France

Monday, July 16th, 2007

The French Data Protection Authority (CNIL) made some interesting statements last week in their annual report, covering June 2006 through June 2007, about some fines they’ve given during the past 12 months for non-compliance with their data protection laws.


France Fines Tyco Healthcare: U.S. Companies, You MUST Know and Follow International Data Protection Laws

Monday, May 7th, 2007

In April the French Data Protection Authority (CNIL) reported they had issued a $40,972 fine against a subsidiary of U.S.-based Tyco Healthcare in March for inadequate storage safeguards and cross-border transfer of employee personally identifiable information (PII).