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GDPR Fines Totalling €158 Million Issued in 340 Cases.
News provided by PrivacyAffairs
Jul 15, 2020
Since rolling out in May 2018, there have been 340 GDPR fines issued by European data protection authorities. Every one of the 28 EU nations, plus the United Kingdom, has issued at least one GDPR fine.
Highest fines issued to Private individuals:
€20,000 issued to an individual in Spain for unlawful video surveillance of employees.
€11,000 issued to a soccer coach in Austria who was found to be secretly filming female players while they were taking showers.
€9,000 issued to another individual in Spain for unlawful video surveillance of employees.
€2,500 issued to a person in Germany who sent emails to several recipients, where each could see the other recipients’ email addresses. Over 130 email addresses were visible.
€2,200 issued to a person in Austria for having unlawfully filmed public areas using a private CCTV system. The system filmed parking lots, sidewalks, a garden area of a nearby property, and it also filmed the neighbours going in and out of their homes
Very interesting report, recommended for reading.