C037-106 LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company

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LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company
Case status
Pending (2 - 3 years)
Filed: (2 years 9 months ago)

One of our series of complaints on cookie banners.

Date Summary
Letter to DPC about scope

Pointing out to the DPC that they should investigate in full and take into account the legal provisions mentioned in the complaints.

Receipt by DPC
DPC Letter to noyb
Letter to DPC for Clarification
DPC commenced an Inquiry

DPC has commenced an Inquiry under Section 110 1 of the Act 18

If we wish to make any further submissions/comments or provide any further information/material to the DPC in relation to this GDPR complaint, these can be provided to the Lead Investigator for this Inquiry by 5.30 pm on Friday 17 February 2023.

DPC non amicable resolution letter

The DPC tried to resolve the case amicably but we disagreed because some violations were outstanding. Accordingly, the DPC will now proceed in accordance with the provisions of section 109(4) of the Act.

Submission by noyb sent

Type K not remedied. They state they no longer process the Complainant's data, but that the third parties probably still do.

noyb response
noyb confirmed we will respond

noyb confirmed we will respond by 18 November.

DPC sent noyb the controllers submission
Controller submission
noyb responded to the DPC

noyb responded to the DPC that they excluded one case from their list of complaints and requested that all complaints be covered.

DPC confirmed they will investigate

DPC confirmed they will start the investigation of 17 complaints.

DPC will respond

DPC one-liner they will respond in the coming days

noyb responded that the DPC is competent

noyb responded that the DPC is competent to investigate the cases under the GDPR and that it does not make sense to forward them to the telecoms authorities abroad. noyb provided evidence that personal data was processed when submitting complaints. noyb p

DPC letter

DPC letter insisting they are not competent to investigate

DPC will respond

DPC worte that they will respond in the coming days.

noyb responded on competence

noyb responded that that (1) this does not make sense under Irish ePrivacy law and (2) the complaint is brought also under GDPR and their own ePrivacy guidance says that if there is personal data in cookie, GDPR applies too. We told them to get back by 19

DPC may not be competent auhority

DPC wrote that their assessment suggests that the DPC may not be the competent authority to carry out investigations under Regulation 17 of S.I. No. 336 of 2011 because the complainant's device was outside of Ireland at the time of the violation.

DPC wrote us a letter

DPC wrote ""The purpose of this letter is to inform you that the DPC is still considering these complaints and the appropriate legislative framework under which to deal with them.""

noyb asked for a specific date for update

noyb asked to indicate a specific date when the next update can be expected and when we can get access to the submissions, if any were made.

DPC acknowledged receipt

DPC acknowledged receipt of the complaint and is assessing it.