early last year following its introduction. The group of 27 regulatory agencies in October advised the company to make a number of changes to the policy, such as a clarification over how personal data will be used, however the search giant has continued to voice confidence that it is not violating European laws
In a statement
published today, France's Commission Nationale de l'Informatique (CNIL) claims Google has yet to provide "any precise and effective answers" to the group's recommendations.
"In this context, the EU data protection authorities are committed to act and continue their investigations," the agency writes. "Therefore, they propose to set up a working group, lead by the CNIL, in order to coordinate their repressive action which should take place before summer."
Aside from increased clarity over the uses for such data, such as location information and credit card numbers, regulators recommended that Google ask for permission before pooling the data. The agencies also called for an easy opt-out method and a limit on how long the data is stored.
provided to TechCrunch
. "We have engaged fully with the CNIL throughout this process, and we'll continue to do so going forward."
The agencies have yet to provide any specific details regarding potential enforcement actions if Google refuses to cede to demands.