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StemWijzer reprimanded for monitoring stemvoorkeur users

StemWijzer reprimanded for monitoring stemvoorkeur users

The StemWijzer for the general election held in violation of the telecommunications act, the preferences of the users. StemWijzer-maker we will have a policy for this purpose on the knuckles.

Earlier on Tuesday showed that the StemWijzer his security is not in order. Thus, it was for anyone to see which voting advice users after the completion of the StemWijzer received.

Those preferences were in conflict with the telecommunications act maintained with so-called tracking cookies, says a spokesman of the Authority Personal data (AP) Tuesday at NU.nl. “This is sensitive personal data and requires the user to explicitly give permission,” according to AP.

StemWijzer gave no cookiemelding, users were not aware of the tracking cookies, and so could not accept. AP and the Authority Consumer and Market (ACM) we will have a policy Tuesday summoned the tracking cookies of the StemWijzer to remove, and this has now happened.

The Authority Personal data, says the StemWijzer and similar stemadviessites continue to keep an eye on. “The issue here is the kiesgeheim and it is not intended that such details be accessible,” according to AP.

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