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€ 150.000,- GDPR fine imposed on PWC by Greek Data Protection Authority for being not accountable

The Greek HDPA (Hellenic Data Protection Authority) imposed a fine of € 150.000,- on PWC Greece. The employees of PWC were “forced” to sign a Statement of Acceptance of Terms of Personal Data and consent was not freely given in conformity with article 7 par 4 GDPR, given the advantageous position of the employer over

Fine of € 460.000,- imposed on Dutch Haga Hospital by Dutch Data Protection Officer, the first Dutch fine under GDPR (July 19, 2019)

This first fine under the GDPR is imposed on the Dutch Haga Hospital for having an insufficient internal security of patient records as stated by the DPA on July 19, 2019. The DPA started an investigation after it appeared that a large amount (about 200 employees) of hospital staff had unauthorized accessed the medical records

The British supervisory privacy authority ICO intends to fine British Airways £183.39m ( €204 Million ) for the first time under GDPR for data breach

In a statement of July 8, 2019 the ICO has issued a notice of its intention to fine British Airways £183.39 million for infringements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) following an extensive investigation: “ The proposed fine relates to a cyber incident notified to the ICO by British Airways in September 2018. This

EU–U.S. Privacy Shield adequacy decision (“Privacy Shield”) adopted on 12 July 2016, assessed by EDPB in report January 22, 2019

In this report of January 22, 2019 The EDPB (European Data Protection Board) assessed once again whether the safeguards provided under the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield are workable and effective and the EDPB assessed the robustness of its adequacy decision and its practical implementation.

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