France’s data protection watchdog CNIL said its investigation only concerned tiktok.com and not the service’s most-used smartphone apps.
“These findings relate to past practices we addressed last year, including making it easier to refuse non-essential cookies and providing additional information about the purposes of some cookies,” a TikTok spokesperson said.
“Our cooperation was highlighted by CNIL itself during the investigation, and user privacy remains a top priority for TikTok,” the spokesperson added.
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They must also facilitate their refusal, according to EU rules.