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Spanish Data Authority (AEPD) fines e-commerce website €3,000 for unlawful cookie practices

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On 6 August 2020, the AEPD (Spain’s data authority) decided to fine Grow Beats SL, an e-commerce company that targets a young audience to sell audio equipment like earphones and speakers, €3,000 for unlawful cookie practices. The fine relates to their unlawful use of cookies on the website. Specifically, that there mechanism was established to …

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ICO Fine Cathay Pacific £500,000 for failing to protect customers’ data

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On the 4th March 2020 the ICO reported that they will fine Hong-Kong based airline Cathay Pacific £500,000 for failing to protect customer’s personal data – under the data protection act.  The ruling is the result of an investigation by the ICO into Cathay Pacific following a high-profile data-breach which exposed the personal details of …

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