A ‘Like’ button on your website? Then you are a joint data controller with Facebook

In a judgment of 29 July 2019 (Fashion ID GmbH & Co, C-40/17) the European Court of Justice ruled that operators of a website that features a ‘Like’ button are controllers jointly with Facebook. This means they must make an arrangement with Facebook in order to define their joint data protection obligations. The operator itself will also need to inform users and (in principle) seek their required consent.  Read more…