AEPD (Spain) - PS/00012/2019

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AEPD (Spain) - PS/00012/2019
Authority: AEPD (Spain)
Jurisdiction: Spain
Relevant Law: Article 5(1)(f) GDPR
Type: Complaint
Outcome: Upheld
Published: 03.02.2020
Fine: None
Parties: City Council of Vigo
National Case Number/Name: PS/00012/2019
European Case Law Identifier: n/a
Appeal: n/a
Original Language(s): Spanish
Original Source: AEPD (in ES)
Initial Contributor: n/a

The AEPD confirmed that publishing personal data in relation to public employment was a breach of the principle of integrity and confidentiality.

English Summary


Seven citizens submitted a complaint before the AEPD against the city council of Vigo for disclosing their personal data in relation to public employment.


Does publishing the personal data regarding the eligibility of public employment of a data subject, on a public bulletin, constitute a breach of the GDPR when it is posted to fulfil the duty of transparency to public information?


After weighing national law regarding transparency of public information the AEDP found that the published information in question was not part of the information required to be published by law. As such,disclosing the personal data constituted a breach of the principle of integrity and confidentiality pursuant to Article 5(1)(f).


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English Machine Translation of the Decision

The decision below is a machine translation of the original. Please refer to the Spanish original for more details.

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