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The Norwegian DPA published a draft decision notifying Disqus that it will be fined approximately €2.5 million (NOK 25 000 000) for unlawfully processing personal data for programmatic advertising purposes. In addition, the DPA found that Disqus breached transparency and information requirements by not providing data subjects with adequate information about the company's tracking, profiling and disclosure of personal data.  
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The Norwegian DPA (Datatilsynet) published a draft decision notifying Disqus that it will be fined approximately €2.5 million (NOK 25 000 000) for unlawfully processing personal data for programmatic advertising purposes. In addition, the DPA found that Disqus breached transparency and information requirements by not providing data subjects with adequate information about the company's tracking, profiling and disclosure of personal data.  
  
 
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The Norwegian DPA ('Datatilsynet') found that both the material and territorial scope applied to the processing of personal data, with the DPA having competence to decide the case.  
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Datatilsynet found that both the material and territorial scope applied to the processing of personal data, with the DPA having competence to decide the case.  
  
 
Datatilsynet highlighted that Disqus tracked, profiled and shared the personal data of all visitors to the websites implementing the Disqus widget without the users' knowledge, finding a breach of Article 12(1), 13 and 5(1)(a) GDPR.
 
Datatilsynet highlighted that Disqus tracked, profiled and shared the personal data of all visitors to the websites implementing the Disqus widget without the users' knowledge, finding a breach of Article 12(1), 13 and 5(1)(a) GDPR.

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