Biggest fines in 2020/2021
According to research from DLA Piper, between January 26, 2020, and January 27, 2021:
GDPR fines rose by nearly 40%
Penalties under the GDPR totaled €158.5 million ($191.5 million)
Data protection authorities recorded 121,165 data breach notifications (19% more than the previous 12-month period)
The UK’s Data Protection Authority, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), recently published data covering July 1, 2020, to October 31, 2020. The ICO’s data shows:
-The ICO received 2,594 data breach notifications.
-The most common cybersecurity incident was phishing.
-As usual, the most common cause of data breaches was misdirected email.
-€150,000 GDPR FINE FOR WRONGLY USING “CONSENT” AS A BASIS FOR PROCESSING PERSONAL DATA OF STAFF
Biggest fines from 2020/2021
1.Google – €50 million ($56.6 million)
2. H&M — €35 million
3. TIM – €27.8 million ($31.5 million)
4. British Airways – €22 million ($26 million)
5. Marriott – €20.4 million ($23.8 million)
In the article tomorrow, find out how to avoid this fines, that could be a huge problem for your company.
Hope you find this useful. If you need an EU Rep, have any GDPR questions, or have received a SAR or Regulator request and need help then please contact us anytime. We are always happy to help...
Zlatko, Adam, Hristina, Marin.
As GDPR effect is growing day by day and a lot of companies are affected, we would like to present
ICO published the next chapter of the Anonymisation guidance draft : Anonymisation, pseudonymisation and privacy enhancing technologies guidance
How to ensure anonymisation is effective? The ICO is calling for views on its updated draft gui
A lot of companies are receiving SAR's almost every day. Not all of the SAR's are relevant and a lo