The Court of Appeal upheld a ruling by the Berlin Regional Court in November 2013. According to the judgment at the time, 25 clauses contained in the conditions of use and data protection were vaguely worded and unduly restricted the rights of consumers.
Review according to the GDPR
The judgment was also reviewed for so long because the Court of Appeal used the EU General Data Protection Regulation, which came into force in May 2018, as a benchmark. The court justifies this procedure ( PDF ) that the claim is based on the omission requirement “on a future action” by Google.
The Berlin Court of Appeal did not allow a revision of the judgment of the Federal Court of Justice (BGH). According to the VZBV Google has now filed a non-admission complaint with the BGH.