AEPD - PS/00141/2020
|AEPD - PS/00141/2020|
|Relevant Law:||Article 6(1)(a) GDPR|
Article 22(2) LSSI
|Parties:||Asociación de Víctimas por Arbitrariedades Judiciales (JAVA)|
|National Case Number/Name:||PS/00141/2020|
|European Case Law Identifier:||n/a|
|Original Source:||AEPD (in ES)|
English Summary[edit | edit source]
Facts[edit | edit source]
The complainants complained that illegal recordings of witness statements were recorded by a lawyer in a corruption case. These recordings were used on the website of Asociación de Víctimas por Arbitrariedades Judiciales (hereafter JAVA).
Dispute[edit | edit source]
Is publishing illegal recordings of a witness on a website an infringement of Article 6(1)(a) GDPR?
Is placing cookies without consent when visiting a webpage and not having a "refusal all" button on the cookie banner an infringement of Article 22(2) LSSI?
Holding[edit | edit source]
The Spanish DPA (AEPD) held that JAVA infringed Article 6(1)(a) by publishing recordings obtained illegally and, therefore, without consent. This infringement lead to the DPA imposing a fine of € 5000 on JAVA.
The Spanish DPA therefore imposed a total fine of € 8000 on JAVA.
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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.