AEPD - PS/00098/2019

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AEPD - PS/00098/2019
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Authority: AEPD (Spain)
Jurisdiction: Spain
Relevant Law: Article 13 GDPR
Type: Complaint
Outcome: Upheld
Decided: n/a
Published: 25. 2.2020
Fine: none
Parties: Anoymous
Vs. DIRECCIÓN GENERAL DE LA GUARDIA CIVI
National Case Number/Name: PS/00098/2019
European Case Law Identifier: n/a
Appeal: n/a
Original Language(s): Spanish
Original Source: AEPD (in es)
Initial Contributor: {{{Initial_Contributor}}}

The AEPD issued a reprimand to the Directorate-General of the Spanish Civil Guard for a lack of transparency. The data controller did not provide information to the data subjects who filled out the travel permit form with their personal data, as required by Article 13 GDPR.

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Facts[edit | edit source]

A citizen had to give his personal details, as well as his daughter’s personal details when filling the official form aimed at authorizing underage children travelling (“travel permit”) provided by the Directorate-General of the Spanish Civil Guard. While completing the travel permit with the personal data required, the citizen noticed that no information was given regarding the collection of personal data, and the purposes of the processing, or about the recipients. The citizen – the complainant – filed a complaint with the AEPD claiming the unlawfulness due to the lack of information concerning personal data required, under Article 13 GDPR.

Dispute[edit | edit source]

Does the travel permit form provide for the mandatory information, as foreseen by Article 13 GDPR?

Holding[edit | edit source]

The AEPD ruled that the form used to allow underage children travelling did not provide the mandatory information, as required by Article 13 GDPR.

As a consequence, the AEPD issued a reprimand to the Directorate-General of the Spanish Civil Guard for the violation of Article 13 GDPR.

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English Machine Translation of the Decision[edit | edit source]

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

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