European Data Protection Digest

CNIL Issues Vehicle Location Guidelines

GEO PRIVACY—FRANCE

May 28, 2010

The French data protection agency has issued recommendations on geo-location systems intended to support pay-as-you-drive programs as well as the anti-theft and emergency call system offerings of insurance companies and auto makers, insurancenews.net reports. The guidance includes recommended limits on how long vehicle location data should be retained and places limits on how much data insurers can access, among others.
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