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Privacy Ticker November 2023

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

Topics in this issue are:

Changes in Legislation

  • EU Adopts Data Act: New Rules for Data Access and Use
  • EU Parliament: No Mass Surveillance of Chats

Case Law

  • ECJ: Vehicle Identification Number is not by itself Peronal Data
  • Regional Court of Berlin: LinkedIn must Accept Do-Not-Track Function in Browser
  • Administrative Court of Hanover: Video Surveillance in Betting Office Inadmissible
  • Administrative Court of Berlin: No Right of Access Due to Video Surveillance in Berlin Suburban Train

Regulatory Investigations and Enforcement Actions

  • EDPB Prohibits Personalized Advertising on Instagram and Facebook
  • Fine of EUR 600.000 Against Groupe Canal


  • Hamburg Data Protection Authority Publishes Checklist for the Use of AI Chatbots
  • Position Paper of the German Data Protection Conference on Cloud-Based Digital Health Applications
  • Berlin Group Published Working Paper on Telemetry and Diagnostic Data
  • German Data Protection Conference Speaks out Against Mass Surveillance in Chats without Cause

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


Privacy Ticker_November 2023_ADVANT Beiten.pdf




Andreas_Lober_ADVANT Beiten

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)