C058 Profil Redaktion GmbH

Forced Consent & Consent Bypass
Controller
Profil Redaktion GmbH
Case status
Pending (12 - 18 months)
Filed: (1 year 5 months ago)

The website profil.at does not accept users' refusal to certain tracking/advertising tools. If a user tries to reject everything in the 1st layer of the cookie banner, a 2nd layer appears telling the user that their "consent is mandatory". Users are forced to accept in order to be able to use the website. Furthermore it is impossible to withdraw this unlawful consent.

Protocol
Fecha Summary
19.12.2023
BVwG sends controller submission

Claims GDPR not applicable

28.11.2023
DSB informs that case was appealed by controller at the BVwG
10.08.2023
Decision DSB

No valid consent was obtained, the DSB orders the deletion of the data of the complainant and to adapt the cookie banner to the legal framework.

04.07.2023
DPA informed they will decide soon
30.06.2023
Update Request
22.02.2023
Submission noyb

DSB is competent, legitimation to complain exists, no valid consent.

01.02.2023
Submission Profil

Submission Profil: DSB is not competent because of media privileg, no legitimation, Profil ist profit-oriented, consent is valid. Answers to DSB questions.

20.10.2022
Complaint