C029-91 FUNKE Digital GmbH

Data Transfers
Case project
Controller
FUNKE Digital GmbH
Case status
Pending (3 - 4 years)
Filed: (3 years 11 months ago)

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.

Protocol
Date Summary
09.03.2022
BlnBDI informed us that the complaint is still under investigation

BlnBDI informed us that the complaint is still under investigation after the controller failed to answer the DPAs questions in writing and in an oral hearing. The DPA gave the controller till mid-April 2022 to issue another statement.

17.02.2022
noyb asked the BlnBDI for an update
27.07.2021
BlnBDI informed ua that they have widened the scope of their investigation

BlnBDI informed ua that they have widened the scope of their investigation beyond our complaint on tracking activities on "derwesten.de" in general. They also forwarded us the controller's reply from January 2021: The controller apparently does not understand, what the case is about and makes erratic statements.

13.07.2021
noyb asked the BlnBD for an update
08.04.2021
BlnBD Iinformed us that they have received the controllers reply

BlnBD Iinformed us that they have received the controller's reply but doubt the technical and legal arguments brought forward by the controller. The technical background of our complaints are being evaluated in the EDPB's taskforce on our complaints.

29.12.2020
BlnBDI informed us that they are still waiting for the controllers reply
29.10.2020
noyb asked the BlnBDI for an update

noyb asked the BlnBDI for an update and also requested access to the file.

09.10.2020
noyb resubmitted some attachments

noyb resubmitted attachments 5, 6 and 7 via email.

28.09.2020
BlnBDI asked us via letter to resubmit some attachments
11.09.2020
noyb had call with the BlnBDI

noyb had call with the BlnBDI. They will handle the case as it regards Funke. Regarding Facebook, they will get in touch withthe HmbBfDI (so we do not have to refile our complaint there). They also promised to send a confirmation of receipt, which they did.

26.08.2020
BlnBDI asked us to get in touch with HmbBfDI re FB

BlnBDI stated that FB has their German establishment in Hamburg as FB's German establishment is in Hamburg. BlnBDI asked us to get in touch with HmbBfDI re FB.

17.08.2020
Complaint