On September 2, 2021, the Irish Data Protection Authority (DPA) has imposed a fine of €225 million on WhatsApp.
On 16 July 2021, the Luxembourg data protection authority imposed a fine of 746 million euros on Amazon Europe Core.
In its recent decision of June 15, 2021, involving Facebook and the Belgium Data Protection Authority (“DPA”), the European Court of Justice (the “ECJ” or the “Court”) clarified the conditions under which the non-lead supervisory authorities may exercise their powers
The Dutch Data Protection Authority (DPA) has imposed a €475,000 fine on Booking.com because the company reported a data breach to the DPA 22 days later instead of whithin the required 72 hours.
When the breach occurred, criminals accessed the personal data of over 4,000 customers including the payment card information of almost 300 people.