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Archive for the Author ‘Patricia Jechel’
New Model For Fines For GDPR Violations
When the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force more than four years ago, the introduction of fines as a penalty for data protection violations caused quite a stir. For the most part, the horrendous fines feared at the time […]
Compensation For GDPR Damages Only in The Event of Damage That Has Actually Occurred
Any person in Germany who has suffered damage due to GDPR violations is entitled to claim damages against the responsible company. Hence, even minor violations face claims for damages from affected persons in addition to fine proceedings before the German supervisory […]
No materiality threshold for damages under the GDPR?
Damages as a sanction under the GDPR The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) empowers supervisory authorities to impose heavy fines. These fines can be much higher than before. This has been a concern for companies since the GDPR came into force. […]