The Austrian Post service has to pay a GDPR fine of 18 Million Euros. Thus was the conclusion of the Data Protection Authority in Austria. Besides, the austrian post service has to pay the costs of the investigation (1.8 Million Euros). The company had created profiles of over 3 million Austrian citizens. The collected information… […]
Several media have reported that the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has imposed a fine of £120,000 on London Heathrow Airport. History According to the chief officer, an employee of the airport has lost a USB stick with confidential information. Among the more than 1,000 stored files were among others: Personal data such as names, birth… […]
The French data protection authority CNIL has been particularly active since the entry into force of the General Data Protection Regulation and has already imposed several sensitive fines on national and international companies.On December 27, the agency imposed a € 250,000 fine on Bouygues Telecom for violating French data protection law. History With approximately 7,000… […]
The complaints against Google have been submitted to the French Data Protection Authority (CNIL) by the association None Of Your Business (“NOYB“) and La Quadrature du Net (“LQDN“). The associations criticized Google for not having a valid legal basis to process the personal data of the users of its services, in particular for the purpose… […]
On 17.12.2018, the Hamburg Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information issued a fine against Kolibri Image. The reason given was a missing order data processing contract.
On 22.11.2018, the State Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information (LfDI) of the German Federal State of Baden-Württemberg published information on the first DSGVO penalty imposed in Germany. The fine was imposed on Knuddels GmbH & Co. KG, the operator of the well-known chat portal knuddels.de. Due to a mistake made by the… […]
Not only the ICO is currently imposing penalties to organisations that do not observe the GDPR. The French Data Protection Authority (CNIL) is also stepping in more actively, as you will see in the following examples. 1. The French Data Protection Authority has published 5 formal notices against three companies of the Gie Humanis Fonctions… […]
Since the GDPR came into force, data protection and the associated breaches of data protection have been a much-noticed topic. We would like to present to you today a case that had already caused a stir before the GDPR, and on June 7, 2018, Optical-Center, a French company, was fined € 250 000. History Optical-Center… […]