French privacy watchdog: Google Analytics breaches GDPR

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The CNIL's ruling follows a similar one from Austria's data regulator last month
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The CNIL's ruling follows a similar one from Austria's data regulator last month

Google does not give consumers adequate information about what happens to their data and how it is used, the regulator says

French data protection watchdog the CNIL (Commission Nationale de l'Informatique et des Libertés) has said that the use of Google Analytics can 'sometimes' breach the EU's GDPR, as data transfers t...

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