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Privacy Ticker September 2023

The September issue of our Privacy Ticker deals with the current case law , regulatory investigations and enforcement actions and opinions.

Topics in this issue are:

Case Law

  • Regional Labor Court of Saxony: Deputy Data Protection Officers also Benefit from Special Protection against Dismissal
  • Higher Regional Court of Hamm: Advertising Messages via Social Media Portal Illegal Without Consent
  • Regional Court of Bielefeld: Copying a Personal Identity Card doead not Justify Non-Material Damages
  • Regional Court of Kleve: Extraneous Motives Lead to Abuse of Rights in the Case of Right of Access

Regulatory Investigations and Enforcement Actions

  • TikTok Fined EUR 345 Million
  • Google Pays USD 93 Million Regarding Location Data in California
  • Fine of EUR 100,000 for Advertising Text Messages Without Consent


  • German Data Protection Conference Publishes Application Guidance to EU-US Data Privacy Framework
  • Handout of Data Protection Authorities on the Use of Microsoft 365

The Privacy Ticker is available for download in the section below or under this link.


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Dr Andreas Lober



Susanne_Klein_ADVANT Beiten

Susanne Klein

Rechtsanwältin, LL.M., Licensed Specialist for Information Technology Law, external data protection officer (certified by TÜV Nord)


Lennart_Kriebel_ADVANT Beiten

Lennart Kriebel


Senior Associate

Fabian Eckstein_Experte_ADVANT Beiten

Fabian Eckstein

Rechtsanwalt, LL.M. (Melit.)

Senior Associate

Jason Komninos_Experte_ADVANT Beiten

Jason Komninos

Rechtsanwalt, LL.M., Licensed Specialist for Information Technology Law

Senior Associate

Mathias_Zimmer-Goertz_ADVANT Beiten

Mathias Zimmer-Goertz



Christian Frederik_Döpke_Experte_ADVANT Beiten

Christian Frederik Döpke

Rechtsanwalt, LL.M., LL.M.

Senior Associate

Birgit Münchbach_ADVANT Beiten

Dr Birgit Münchbach

Rechtsanwältin, Licensed Specialist for International Commercial Law, Commercial and Corporate Law and Information Technology Law


Katharina_Mayerbacher_ADVANT Beiten

Katharina Mayerbacher

Rechtsanwältin, Licensed Specialist for Information Technology Law, external data protection officer (certified by TÜV Rheinland)