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Spain - hypermarket fined 20,000 for data security infringement

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Spain
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  • March 18 2014

The Spanish National Court (ruling dated 2 July 2013) has upheld a 20,000 sanction imposed by the Spanish DPA on a hypermarket for lack of

Spain - first cookies enforcement

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Spain
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  • March 18 2014

The Spanish Data Protection Authority "DPA" (Procedure No. 003212013) has recently imposed fines on two companies for using cookies on their

Spanish DPA imposes fines for data breach involving gym members

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Spain
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  • December 5 2012

The Spanish Data Protection Authority (DPA) in Resolution No 008062012 has fined a gym for a data breach violation involving personal data of its members

Security breach notification rules implemented in Spain

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • European Union, Spain
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  • December 6 2012

Royal Decree-Law 132012, which incorporates the new European regulatory framework on electronic communications contained in Directive 2009136EC (Citizens' Rights) and Directive 2009140EC (Better Regulation), came into effect on 1 April 2012

Privacy Impact Assessments the sooner, the better!

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • European Union, Spain
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  • February 9 2015

The European Commission is currently revisiting the EU Data Protection Framework in order to provide more safeguards for online privacy rights. One

Spain - former HR manager discloses employee health data breach

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Spain
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  • March 18 2014

The Spanish DPA (Resolution No. R30142013 dated 14 February 2014) initiated a sanctioning procedure against a company after having received a

Publishing house fined 300,000 for unauthorised data disclosure

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Spain
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  • May 17 2011

The Spanish Supreme Court has upheld a decision of the Spanish Data Protection Agency imposing a 300,000 fine on a publishing house for disclosing personal data of former clients to third companies for marketing purposes without obtaining the prior consent of the individuals concerned

New web tool for cross-border tenders

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • European Union
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  • April 12 2011

The European Commission has launched the "e-CERTIS" web tool, which is available in 21 official languages

Prison sentence for employee who disclosed company secrets through his personal e-mail account

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Spain
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  • March 29 2011

The Criminal Court number 16 of Barcelona has sentenced a former employee of a multinational company to three years imprisonment for the offence of disclosing secrets

New law on electronic money to make payment services market more competitive

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Spain
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  • October 17 2011

On 28 July 2011, Act 212011 on electronic money, which transposes into Spanish law Directive 2009110EC on the taking up, pursuit and prudential supervision of the business of electronic money institutions amending Directives 200560EC and 200648EC and repealing Directive 200046EC, came into force