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Spain - take "etc" out of your direct marketing consent noticesbefore you get fined
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Spain
  • April 23 2015

The Spanish Data Protection Authority (Resolution No. 3042015, dated 12 March 2015) imposed a 10,000 fine on a telecoms company for breach of the


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


New infringements and fines under the Spanish Data Protection Law
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Spain
  • February 22 2011

On 15 February 2011, the Spanish Congress approved a number of amendments related to infringements and fines under the Spanish Data Protection Law (the Act


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


Spain - former HR manager discloses employee health data breach
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Spain
  • March 18 2014

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


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


Sanction for obstructing the inspection function of the Spanish DPA
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Spain
  • February 15 2013

The Spanish National Tribunal (judgment 2 November 2012) upheld a fine of 200,000 Euros imposed on a company by the Spanish DPA (resolution


Spain - pre-merger data protection infringements follow surviving company
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Spain
  • February 19 2015

The Spanish National Court (ruling dated 24 October 2014) upheld a 6,000 sanction imposed by the Spanish DPA (resolution dated 14-November-2013) on


Spain - a WhatsApp conversation terminates employee
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Spain
  • March 30 2015

According to the Galician Regional Labor Court (judgment dated 25 April 2014), a private WhatsApp conversation of a former employee that was