The Spanish Data Protection Authority (AEPD) imposed a total fine of 6.000.000 EUR on CAIXABANK, S.A., for : unlawful processing of its clients’ personal data (4.000.000 EUR); and not providing sufficient information regarding the processing of personal data (2.000.000 EUR).
Germany: 14.5 M€ fine for data storage in breach of the GDPR
On October 30th 2019, the Berlin Data Protection Authority (DPA) issued a fine of around 14.5 million Euros against Deutsche Wohnen SE for keeping data in breach of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Although this decision is mainly about
GDPR : Sanction (Administrative fine)
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), applicable since May 2018, gives the European Data Protection Authorities, since then called the Supervisory Authorities, the power to serve administrative fines of up to €20 million or 4% of the global annual turnover of the precedent financial year, whichever is higher.