Dutch DPA finds fitness app violates data protection law

The Dutch Data Protection Authority (College bescherming persoonsgegevens, hereinafter ‘CBP’) published a report on 11 November following an investigation into Nike’s fitness app, the Nike+ Running app. The CBP found several violations of data protection law, according to its nearly hundred page report. The report is interesting in that it provides detailed insight into how the Dutch Data Protection Authority views personal data concerning health and the thought processes behind the concept of health data, as Sofie van der Meulen and Erik Vollebregt of Axon Lawyers explain. Read the full article

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