Facebook said it would bid against a request by a German protection controller on Tuesday to quit gathering and putting away information of German clients of its messaging application WhatsApp and to erase all information that has already been sent to it.
The Hamburg Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information said Facebook was encroaching information assurance law and had not got successful endorsement from WhatsApp's 35 million clients in Germany.
"After the securing of WhatsApp by Facebook two years back, both sides have freely guaranteed that information won't be shared between them," magistrate Johannes Caspar said in an announcement.
Facebook, the world's greatest informal community, purchased WhatsApp for $19 billion in trade and stock out a push to contact a more youthful group of onlookers.
"The way this is presently occurrence is not just a deceptive of their clients and people in general, additionally constitutes an encroachment of national information security law," Caspar included.
Facebook has its German central station in Hamburg and in this manner falls under Caspar's locale.
"We will advance this request and we will work with the Hamburg DPA with an end goal to address their inquiries and resolve any worries," it said.
The information guard dog said Facebook and WhatsApp were free organizations that ought to prepare their clients' information taking into account their own particular terms and conditions and information security strategies.
EU and US controllers have said they would examine changes to security settings that WhatsApp made in August.
Italy's information protection guard dog said on Tuesday it had likewise opened a test and had requested that WhatsApp clarify what data it wanted to impart to Facebook and what was being done to disclose to clients how their information may be utilized.