District Court Midden-Nederland, 23 November 2020, ECLI:NL:RBMNE:2020:5111
The interpretation of the legitimate interest established by the Court in these proceedings is relevant in a broad context. The GDPR applies throughout the European Union, and the interpretation of the term “legitimate interes” should be the same in every Member State. Therefore, the interpretation of the Dutch Court is also relevant to the other Member States. In addition, the ground of legitimate interest is a frequently used ground for processing personal data, both by sports clubs and other relevant parties. The VoetbalTV judgment confirms that the threshold for an interest to be “legitimate”‘ is low. In this article, we will explain the decision of the Court and its consequences in more...
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