The Italian Supervisory Authority served two fines of EUR 8.5 and 3 million on Eni Gas and Luce (Egl), an Italian electricity and gas supplier. The first fine sanctions illicit processing of personal data in the context of promotional activities while the second sanctions the activation of unsolicited contracts. The amount of the fines were determined by taking into account parameters such as the wide range of stakeholders involved, the pervasiveness of the conduct, the duration of the infringement, and the economic conditions of Egl. The first fine of EUR 8,5 million relates to the unlawful processing of personal data carried out in connection with telemarketing and teleselling activities. Following dozens of alerts and complaints, the Italian Authority carried out inspections and made inquiries that revealed that: the company made ...
The Italian Supervisory Authority served two fines of EUR 8.5 and 3 million on Eni Gas and Luce (Egl), an Italian electricity and gas supplier. The first fine sanctions illicit processing of personal data in the context of promotional activities ...Read More
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On november 21 2019, the French Data Protection Authority (the CNIL) issued a €500,000 fine against FUTURA INTERNATIONALE, for various breaches of the GDPR and, in particular, for breaching the individuals’ right to opt-out of marketing calls. The CNIL justified ...Read More