Posts Tagged ‘France’

French personal data authority uses publicity as a weapon Against Apple Retail France

Friday, November 21st, 2014

In December 2013, the APPLE RETAIL France Company (‘Apple’) received a first public notice concerning the video surveillance system implemented in the Opera Apple Store in Paris.

On this occasion, the French Data Protection Authority (the ‘CNIL’) notably asked Apple to (i) redirect some cameras, which filmed employees in areas accessible to employees only on a continuous basis and (ii) inform them of the existence of such video surveillance system. (more…)

Jean-Paul Sartre and Jacques Tati might shortly be allowed to smoke in public again …

Saturday, January 22nd, 2011

On January 19, 2011, French MPs approved a bill that excludes “cultural heritage” from the (too large) scope of French Law No. 91-32, dated 10 January 1991: the so-called and controversial “Loi Evin”, related to “the fight against tobacco and alcoholism”. (more…)

Google suggest(s)…

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

The French Civil Court of Paris, throughout a judgment dated September 8, 2010 convicted Google Inc and its chief executive Eric Schmidt of defamation over results from its new “Google suggest” service. (more…)

First steps to define specific guidelines for new actors of the digital advertising area

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

In December 2010, the French advertising self-regulatory organization, (hereinafter, the “ARPP”) adopted new ethical rules related to “Digital Advertising”, targeting new media, formats and techniques. (more…)