C029-38 Le Huffington Post
Case projectData Transfers
ControllerLe Huffington Post
This is one of noyb 101 complaints which were filed after the "Schrems II" judgement in Summer 2020. The judgement invalidated the EU-US data transfer mechanism "Privacy Shield". The cases were generated based on implemented Google Analytics or Facebook tracking code on websites by EU providers, which leads to unlawful data transfers to the United States.
CNIL dismissed the case because the controller stated that it never used the FB tool
CNIL dismissed the case because the controller stated that it never used the FB tool. We decided to accept this dismissal.
noyb wrote an email to the CNIL explaining how the HAR files showed the data transfers that took place
CNIL asked us to make remarks on the case without providing us with the controllers statement
CNIL (referring to a phone call with us) again asked us to make remarks on the case (without us knowing the controller's submission) and reiterated their position not to share the case files with us.
CNIL wrote us saying that the controller denies any wrongdoing
CNIL wrote us, saying that the controller has alleged that they have not implemented the Facebook connect feature, contrary to our complaint. CNIL have given noyb one month to respond with comments. We called them afterwards re acces to the files of the case
CNIL replied that they are the the competent authority to begin investigating
CNIL replied that they are the the competent authority to begin investigating. Cannot confirm that there will be no other supervisory authorities involved, however will let us know if there are. Do not want to disclose documents as they are "administrative" documents
noyb sent follow up email
noyb sent follow-up email, also requesting access to documents.
noyb resubmitted all six HAR files
noyb resubmitted all 6 HAR files to the CNIL and received the acknowledgement from them that they got the fileson the same day.
CNIL pointed out they have received an incorrect HAR file
CNIL aknowledged receipt of five complaints lodged with them