Apple Faces Regional German Probe Over Store Temperature Checks


Apple Inc. is confronting a examine by a informal German information insurance bureau into either a devise to take a heat of a store business violates EU remoteness rules, a regulator said.

The Hessian information insurance agency’s review comes after Apple reopened stores opposite Germany May 11 with additional reserve procedures, including heat checks and amicable distancing.

The bureau wants to know if a heat checks violate a germane information insurance rules, Ulrike Muller, a orator for a Hessian Data Protection Commissioner, said. There are no formula nonetheless from a examine and a bureau is coordinating with other German information insurance authorities, Muller pronounced

An Apple deputy didn’t immediately respond to a ask for comment.

—With assistance from Barbara Tasch

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