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Topic: Transparency | Legality
Authority: Berlin Court of Appeal

In the 2011 Privacy Policy, Apple granted extensive rights to use customer information. However, customers were not sufficiently informed of the purpose of the processing or asked for their consent. The Berlin Supreme Court subsequently declared seven clauses inadmissible. It argued that the processing of personal data is only permitted if it is necessary for the fulfilment of the contract, if the data subjects have consented or if another legal basis is relevant.