Norway DPA reduces Grindr fine cut to £5.36m

15/12/2021 | Reuters

Norway's data protection authority, Datatilsynet, has announced its final decision to fine dating application Grindr €6.3m (£5.36m) over EU General Data Protection Regulation violations. The regulator lowered its initial €10m (£8.6m) fine against the app announced in January. The reduced penalty was a result of Grindr providing further information to Datatilsynet's investigation and rectifying areas of malpractice. The app will still be required to delete personal data found to be processed in violation of the GDPR. Additional commentary, noyb provides information and background of the case. 

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