2019 registers over €400m in data protection fines in Europe
Last year, the data protection authorities in the EEA imposed 190 fines with a total cost of over €410,000,000, according to a new report by Federprivacy.
The study analyzed official sources of information in the 30 countries that are part of the European Economic Area (EEA).
The most active Authority for Data Protection was Italy (GPDP) with 30 actions in 2019, followed by Spain (AEPD) with 28, and Romania (ANSPDCP) with 20. The strictest has been the UK (ICO) with €312,000,000 of sanctions (76% of the total).