TomTom To Revamp Privacy Disclosures After Dutch Probe

Law360, New York (January 12, 2012, 2:11 PM EST) -- GPS maker TomTom International BV has agreed to update its agreements with consumers to reveal exactly how it uses their location data, in response to a government investigation published Thursday finding the company had violated Dutch privacy law.

The Dutch Data Protection Authority said Thursday that TomTom had violated the Dutch Data Protection Act because a consent agreement it had consumers sign so it could process their geolocation data was "insufficiently specific."

“Geolocation data on natural persons provide an intimate overview of someone's behavior,” the Dutch...
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