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Spain - prison sentence for hacking social networking accounts
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Spain
  • July 15 2013

The Criminal Court No. 1 of Pamplona has sentenced an individual to one year imprisonment and a twelve-month fine at 6 Euros per day for an offence


Spain- a 2-cm size photo does not qualify as PII
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Spain
  • July 15 2013

In a case where an individual filed a complaint against an entity for an allegedly data protection infringement, i.e. publishing a photo on the


First P2P data transfer agreement model for processors located in Spain
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Spain
  • February 15 2013

The Spanish Data Protection Authority (DPA) has authorized a first processor-to-processor model clause (P2P Model) for international data transfers


Spain - hypermarket fined 20,000 for data security infringement
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Spain
  • 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
  • Spain
  • March 18 2014

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


Employee geolocalisation
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Spain
  • November 2 2010

According to Article 2 of Directive 200258EC on Privacy and Electronic Communications, "location data" means any data processed in an electronic communications network, indicating the geographic position of the terminal equipment of a user of a publicly available electronic communications service


Shopping mall fined 60,000 for unauthorised CCTV recording of passersby
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Spain
  • July 14 2011

The Spanish National High Court has upheld a 60,000 fine that was imposed by the Spanish Data Protection Authority (DPA) on a shopping mall for recording images of identified or identifiable passersby with CCTV cameras installed on the shopping mall's façade


Spanish data protection authority to Safe Harbor firms: EU Model Clauses still accepted
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Spain
  • November 11 2015

The Spanish Data Protection Agency sent out letters dated October 29, 2015 to companies that are registered with the DPA and that rely on Safe Harbor


Privacy Impact Assessments the sooner, the better!
  • Baker McKenzie
  • European Union, Spain
  • 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


Security breach notification rules implemented in Spain
  • Baker McKenzie
  • European Union, Spain
  • 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