Pharmacy passed information about online customers to Facebook

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  • The state-owned pharmacy chain Apoteket has sent detailed information about its online customers and their purchases to Facebook, Swedish Radio News can reveal.

  • Examples include records of customers' online purchases of non prescription products and customers contact details. Up to one million customers may have been affected.

  • Apoteket say it has stopped passing on information to Facebook and has reported itself to the Swedish Authority for Privacy Protection.