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Fines in the energy sector

Date: 30.07.2019

Responsible body: Italian company from the energy sector

Type of data breach: data protection fine for failure to give consent

An Italian company from the energy sector had contracted an Albanian call centre in the course of contract processing. The service provider was to contact customers whose telephone numbers had been collected by the responsible company. However, the Italian data protection authority determined that the consent to the processing of personal data? and the information requirements were missing.

Categories of data concerned: Phone numbers

Country: Italy

Fines:  2 million euros

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