Dutch DPA fines Uber €10 for transparency and privacy failings

31/01/2024 | Dutch DPA

The Dutch Data Protection Authority (AP), in cooperation with French counterparts, have fined Uber €10 million for failing to disclose the retention periods of data concerning its European drivers along with the non-European countries with which it shared this data. The AP also found that Uber obstructed its drivers' right to privacy. The chairman of the AP, Aleid Wolfsen, stated that transparency is vital in protecting personal data, and the company should have informed its drivers better and more diligently about how it handles their personal data.

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