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Brazilian delivery app iFood fined for 'abusive' data-breach clause

By Ana Paula Candil
  • 17 Aug 2020 17:50
  • 17 Aug 2020 17:50
Brazilian food delivery app iFood has been fined 2.52 million reais ($458,607) by the São Paulo state consumer protection authority for imposing “abusive” clauses on users concerning liability for damages due to potential data breaches.

In a brief statement today, Procon-SP said iFood’s terms and conditions are abusive because they exempt the app

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Ana Paula Candil

Senior Correspondent, Latin America

Ana Paula joined MLex in Brazil in 2014 writing about antitrust investigations and merger reviews. Prior to that, she worked for several trade publications and in TV. She lived in Washington DC, where she worked for Al Jazeera English in 2010. She studied journalism and holds a postgraduate diploma in International Business Management from the George Brown College in Toronto and a Master of Business Administration diploma in government relations from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV).

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