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Supreme Administrative Court confirmed Deputy Data Protection Ombudsman's decision and obliged Google to remove links from search results

The Supreme Administrative Court has issued a decision on the right to be forgotten under the General Data Protection Regulation. The Supreme Administrative Court found that the Deputy Data Protection Ombudsman was within their rights in ordering Google to delete links to certain news media articles from its search results.

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Press release 20.3.2024 11.21

Administrative fine imposed on for failing to define storage period of customer data – requiring customers to register was also illegal

The Sanctions Board of the Office of the Data Protection Ombudsman has imposed an administrative fine of 856,000 euros on Oyj because the company had not specified the storage period of its online shop customer accounts. In addition,'s practice of requiring the creation of a customer account for making online purchases violated data protection provisions.

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Press release 18.3.2024 9.35