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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


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


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


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


Publishing house fined 300,000 for unauthorised data disclosure
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Spain
  • 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


Additional requirement for data processing without consent overturned by the Supreme Court
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Spain
  • May 17 2012

A Supreme Court judgment dated 8 February 2012 has relaxed the requirements for the processing and transfer of personal data without the consent of data subjects


Stronger data protection rules at the EU level
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • European Union
  • January 19 2012

On 7 November 2011, EU Justice Commissioner Viviane Reding and German Consumer Protection Minister Ilse Aigner met in Brussels to discuss the way forward for strengthening the EU's data protection rules


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