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H&M German unit gets more time to reply to GDPR probe amid Covid-19 crisis

By Cynthia Kroet
  • 07 Apr 2020 11:00
  • 07 Apr 2020 11:00
The German unit of Swedish retailer H&M has been granted an extra six weeks to reply to questions in a probe by the Hamburg data-protection watchdog, MLex has learned. 

The company has been under investigation since January by the data-protection authority for the state of Hamburg, for suspected "massive violations" of employees' data

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Cynthia Kroet

Senior Correspondent

Cynthia covers technology and telecom for MLex in Brussels. She previously reported on EU politics and transport policy, as well as Dutch and Belgian politics at newspaper European Voice and publication Politico in Brussels. Prior to that Cynthia worked as a TV and radio producer and multimedia journalist in the Netherlands and UK. Cynthia has degrees in European Studies and Journalism from The Hague University and Leiden University.

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