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A selection of the main press releases and interviews issued by the Italian DPA over the years, in English

 

PRESS RELEASES

 

- Smart glasses: Italian SA met Facebook and Luxottica Both companies say they are ready to start awareness-raising and information campaigns in collaboration with the Italian SA to foster responsible use
-17 september 2021

- Smart glasses: Italian SA seeks information from Facebook
- 10 september 2021

- Riders: Italian SA says no to algorithms causing discrimination. A platform in the Glovo group fined EUR 2.6 million
- 5 july 2021

- Abstract of Italian SA’s order as issued against Foodinho S.r.l.
- 5 july 2021

- ‘IO’ app: The controller (PagoPA) to implement the measures requested by the Italian SA to protect users
- 16 june 2021

- Green Pass: Green light from the Italian SA subject to adequate safeguards Use of the IO App to be limited temporarily
- 10 june 2021

- Italian SA imposes processing limitation on a COVID19-related app (‘Mitiga’)
- 4 june 2021

- Green Pass: The Italian SA issues a warning to the Campania Region
- 26 may 2021

- Tik Tok to take additional measures to keep the youngest off the platform. Over 500,000 accounts of italian children aged under 13 already removed
- 12 may 2021

- ‘Italy reopens’ decree: major criticalities for vaccination pass. Italian SA issues warning to Government
- 25 april 2021

- Facial recognition: the SARI Real Time system is not compliant with privacy laws
-16 april 2021

- Data stolen from Facebook: Italian DPA requests Facebook to take measures to limit risks and recalls that using any stolen data is unlawful Users should watch out for unusual events concerning their cellphones
- 6 april 2021

- ‘Easy privacy information via icons? Yes, you can!’. The Garante launches a contest calling for creative ideas from all quarters - 15 march 2021

- Tik Tok to comply with the requests by the Italian Garante - 3 february 2021

- Tik Tok: Italian SA imposes limitation on processing after the death of the girl from Palermo - 22 january 2021

- Whatsapp: new privacy policy unclear, says the Italian Sa. The SA does not exclude taking urgent measures - 14 january 2021

- Tik Tok Endangers Children’s Privacy: Italian Dpa Initiates Proceedings Against the Social Network - 22 december 2020

- 'Privacy 2030': A manifesto for our future.The Italian Garante and IAPP publish the manifesto of Giovanni Buttarelli's thinking - 18 september 2020

- Telephone Operators: Italian SA Fines Wind Eur 17 Million and Iliad Eur 0.8 Million - 13 july 2020

- Coronavirus: No do-it-yourself (DIY) data collection, says the Italian DPA - 6 march 2020

- TikTok: the Italian DPA calls for an EU taskforce - 24 january 2020

- The Italian Supervisory Authority fines Eni Gas e Luce Eur 11.5 million. On account of unsolicited telemarketing and contracts - 17 January 2020

- New Rules for Credit Reporting Systems in the Digital Economy - 19 september 2019

- Grief over the demise of Giovanni Buttarelli - 21 august 2019

- Big Data: Guidelines and Policy Recommendations by Agcm, Agcom and Garante privacy - 10 july 2019

- Cambridge Analytica: Facebook fined 1 million Euro by the Italian Dpa - 28 june 2019

- 'The "Exodus” Trojan Case – "Appalling”, said Antonello Soro' - 30 march 2019

- E-invoices: no database to be set up by Italy’s Revenue Agency. No e-invoices for health care services - EDPB news- 20 march 2019

- Cambridge Analytica: Fact-finding over,Italian SA ready to impose sanctions - 7 february 2019

- Cambridge Analytica – The Italian Dpa met Facebook and asked for clarifications on any breaches committed in Italy - 24 april 2018

- Cambridge Analytica - "Sorry is not enough": WP29 establishes a Social Media Working Group - 11 april 2018

- Letter to Ms. Andrea Jelinek Chair, Article 29 Working Party - 21 march 2018

- Uber: Statement by Antonello Soro, President of the Italian Data Protection Authority, on the Hacking Attack - 22 november 2017

- Schools: Full Marks in Privacy
New Guidance by the Italian DPA on How to ‘Teach and Respect Privacy in Schools´
- 7 november 2016

- The Italian DPA Investigates WhatsApp - 27 September 2016

-Data Transfers to the USA: the "Safe Harbor" Authorisation is Invalid - 6 november 2015

- Annual Report 2014 - Press Memo - 23 june 2015

- Marketing and Privacy: Companies Forewarned, Consumers Forearmed - 20 april 2015

- Google to comply with the privacy measures set forth by the Italian DPA - 20 february 2015

- Privacy: Cooperation Agreement between Italy and Albania - 13 February 2015

- European Data Protection Day – "Connected Planet: The New Dimension of Privacy" - 28 january 2015

- Medical Apps: More Transparency Is Needed on Data Use - 10 september 2014

- More Safeguards for Google Users in Italy: The Italian Garante Draws the Line - 21 july 2014

- Social Privacy: How to Protect Yourselves in the Age of Social Networks - 23 may 2014

- Google pays 1-million-Euro fine imposed by the Italian DPA because of Google´s Street View service - 3 april 2014

- Interception of Communications by Judicial Authorities: Enhanced Security Measures To Be Implemented - 24 july 2013

- NO to Spam, YES to Consumer-"Friendly" Marketing - 23 july 2013

- "GET SMART!" : A video tutorial from the Italian DPA to protect privacy on smartphones and tablets - 16 april 2013

- Google: The Italian Dpa Initiates a Proceeding to Establish Compliance with Italian Legislation - 02 april 2013

- Electoral Propaganda : How-To Rules by the Italian DPA - 13 april 2011

- Public Administration on the Internet: The Rules to Respect Citizens´ and Employees´ Privacy - 04 april 2011

- Google Streetview Cars will have to be clearly marked - 25 october 2010

- "Captured" Communications on Wi-Fi Networks: The Italian DPA Requires Google to Block Data Processing and Reports the Case to Judicial Authorities - 21 september 2010

- Profiling and Telephone Operators: The Rules Set Out by the Italian DPA - 10 july 2010

- Video Surveillance: Privacy-Friendly Integrated Systems and Smart Cameras - 27 april 2010

- A movie theater at the Italian DPA - 26 jannuary 2010

- Medical Examinations Online - 21 december 2009

- Electronic Health Records. Guidelines by the Italian DPA - 11 august 2009

- Medical Examinations Online - 21 december 2009

- Security Measures and Notification: Simplifications Introduced by the Italian DPA - 9 december 2008

- Adoption by JHA Council of the Framework Decision on Data Protection in III Pillar - 28 november 2008

 

INTERVIEWS

- Excerpts from an interview to the President of the Italian SA, Antonello Soro, with the Italian daily "Corriere della Sera", on data protection issues and COVID-19 measures - 18 march 2020