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Welcome to the website of the Hamburg Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information (HmbBfDI).

 

This page offers only a small part of the content in German language. So you will find here only some of our press releases and other information we thought to be of particular interest to our international visitors.

 

 

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Press Release 2018 January 11th (Conclusion of proceedings regarding Google's privacy policy - HmbBfDI's administrative order is valid)
  

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Press Release 2017 October 25th (Legal opinion of the supervisory authorities regarding Facebook and fan page providers is confirmed)
  

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Press Release 2017 April 25th (The prohibition of data sharing between Facebook and WhatsApp is confirmed)

 

 

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Press Release 2016 September 27th (Administrative order against the mass data synchronisation between Facebook and Whatsapp)

 

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Press Release 2016 June 6th (on inspections and first fines regarding inadmissible data transfer to the USA)

 

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Press Release 2016 March 4th (on the ruling of the VG Hamburg regarding Facebook's real name policy)

  

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Statement of the Article 29 Working Party, 2016 February 3 (on the consequences of the CJEU judgment in the Schrems case)

  

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Common Statement of the Contact Group, 2015 December 4 (on the Belgian Facebook judgement)

  

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Information of the HmbBfDI on the Safe Harbor ruling of the Court of Justice, 2015 November 5

  

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Position paper of the DSK, 2015 October 21 (CJEU's ruling on Safe Harbor)

  

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Statement of the Article29 WorkingParty, 2015 October 16 (CJEU's ruling on Safe Harbor)

  

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Press Release 2015 August 26 (Pseudonymous Use of Telemedia)

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Attachment 1: Press Release of the DSK, 2015 August 26

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Attachment 2: Key Points for the Trilogue, 2015 August 26

  

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Press Release 2015 July 28 (Free choice of Facebook usernames)

  

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Press Release 2015 April 8 (Ruling on Google objection completed - Call for more user controls)

  

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Press Release 2015 January 28 (Alienation or Convergence? 9th European Data Protection Day)

  

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Press Release 2014 September 30 (Administrative Order against Google's data processing)

  

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Press Release 2013 April 22 (Fine imposed upon Google / Wifi scanning)

 

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Press Release 2013 April 2 (Google's Privacy Policy under Scrutiny)

 

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The Significance of Consent for Data Protection in Social Networks (Speech of Prof. Dr. Caspar, March 2013)

 

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Press Release 2012 September 21 (Administrative Decision against Facebook)

 

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Press Release 2012 August 15 (Proceedings against Facebook resumed)

 

Press Release 2011 November 10 (Facebook’s biometric database continues to be unlawful)


 

Press Release 2011 November 2 (Tracking suspicions for Facebook)


 

 

 

For further information please contact us:

 

Der  Hamburgische Beauftragte für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit

Klosterwall 6 (Block C), 20095 Hamburg
Phone: 0049 40 4 28 54 - 40 40
Fax: 0049 40 4 28 54 - 40 00
Mail: mailbox(at)datenschutz.hamburg.de