C037-10033 Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.

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DSB (Austria)


Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.

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Filed: Closed: (1 year 4 months)

One of the series of complaints on deceptive cookie banners.


Date Summary
DSB dissmissed the complaint because data was deleted by controller

According to the DSB, the controller "fixed" the banner after we filed the complaint (see screenshot).

The DSB says that the controller deleted the personal data and due to the absence of the application for a declaration of the past violation (under § 24(2)(5) DSG) in the original complaint and in any submissions, the DSB dismisses the complaint ("abgewiesen" in German).

Noyb submission

Controller did only remedy violation C; A, D, E, H, I, K still exist; Deleting data subject data does not remedy the violation; No representative in the EU, just in the UK;

DSB forwarded the controller submission
Complaint filed