TikTok collects and distributes unauthorized personal data to servers in China, including data from children. SOMI can combat these violations on behalf of concerned parents and enforce improved regulations based on the GDPR.
The video calling service Zoom has been discredited for data leaks and privacy violations, especially during the period of COVID-19 lockdown. SOMI can claim the amount up to €500 in compensation for consumers who have used Zoom.
Bank cartel research
SOMI has carried out a study into cartel formation by large banks in the Dutch mortgage market, which provides insight into the consequences of cartel formation for individual homeowners in the Netherlands.
By registering with SOMI you can enjoy a number of benefits:
As a collective, we have a very strong negotiating position based on European legislation for privacy and consumer protection.
SOMI investigates digital services and focuses on transparency with regard to the use of personal data and the relevant risks.
SOMI will also act as the voice for consumer groups in the media and a discussion partner for the government and other parties.
How does a claim process at SOMI work?
Frequently asked questions (FAQ)
GDPR also gives the right for consumers to claim compensation from companies and/or organizations in case the GDPR was breached.
Article 15 of the GDPR grants data subjects the right to obtain access to the personally identifiable material that’s been collected about them. This includes: the categories of data being processed, the purpose of processing and the recipients of those data, or whether automatic decision-making process has been involved.
Moreover, Article 17 of the GDPR dictates that data subjects have the right to obtain from the controller the erasure of personal data concerning him or her without undue delay.
Mr. Drs. H.J.M.G. Franke
Hans Franke graduated as a business administrator and lawyer. After his studies he worked as a lawyer in the field of collective advocacy for securities owners.
Dr. C.A.M. Wijtvliet
Cor Wijtvliet is an independent analyst. He publishes on various subjects and also gives presentations. He is also an expert author for the weekly Financial Newsletter "Crash Investor".
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