In August, the Berlin data protection commissioner had already imposed the highest German fine to date, amounting to 195,407 euros.
EUR 50 000 fine for a serious infringement by the City of Oslo. Over a period of 11 years, patient data was incorrectly processed.
No appointment of a data protection officer despite repeated requests. Expensive even for small companies.
1&1 Telecom GmbH has to pay a fine of EUR 9,550,000 for insufficient technical and organisational measures.
In addition to various data protection violations, one patient was confused when he was admitted to the hospital.
Data used without permission for election campaigns. You can read about why the Belgian supervisory authority punishes public bodies particularly severely in the article.
The portal La Tribuna de Cartagena published information about a person who was the victim of a crime in 2018 without their consent.
To what extent did the company that was punished violate the DSGVO? What must be taken into account when revoking consent?
On 05.11.2019, the Berlin data protection authority imposed a fine in an unprecedented amount. Deutsche Wohnen is to pay 14.5 million euros.
The reason was the transmission of advertising messages by e-mail without the express and unambiguous consent of the persons concerned.