Penalty against Facebook Ireland
The sentence was pronounced in the case of “Cambridge Analytica”, which had caused worldwide indignation. Since the illegal data processing occurred before May 25, 2018, not the GDPR but the Data Protection ACT (DPA) came into its own. The UK DPA imposed the maximum penalty of £ 500,000.
Type of Issue:
Illegal data processing
Number of involved data records:
87 000 000
Special category of data involved:
Violation of GDPR Paragraph: