Fine against Sigma Live Ltd
The company Sigma Live Ldt. was fined under GDPR because of illegal data processing.
Sigma Live Ldt. is a news portal and published a video about a crime. In this, a whistleblower, which helped to arrest the criminal, was mentioned. The company showed pictures of a person, therefore people could think that he was the whistleblower.
Because of this action the shown person complained at the cyprus data protection authority, which started investigating and fined the company
Type of Issue:
Illegal data processing
Number of involved data records:
Special category of data involved:
Violation of GDPR Paragraph:
6. Lawfulness of processing