ANSPDCP (Romania) - Fine against Owners Association from Str. Soporului 17, Cluj-Napoca Municipality

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ANSPDCP (Romania) - Fine against Owners Association from Str. Soporului 17, Cluj-Napoca Municipality
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Authority: ANSPDCP (Romania)
Jurisdiction: Romania
Relevant Law: Article 58(1)(a) GDPR
Article 58(1)(e) GDPR
Article 83(5)(e) GDPR
Type: Investigation
Outcome: Violation Found
Started:
Decided: 22.03.2022
Published: 07.04.2022
Fine: 500 EUR
Parties: Asociația de Proprietari din Str. Soporului 17, municipiul Cluj-Napoca
National Case Number/Name: Fine against Owners Association from Str. Soporului 17, Cluj-Napoca Municipality
European Case Law Identifier: n/a
Appeal: n/a
Original Language(s): Romanian
Original Source: ANSPDCP (in RO)
Initial Contributor: Cesar Manso-Sayao

The Romanian DPA issued a €500 fine against a neighborhood owners association for failing to cooperate with the DPA by not providing requested information related to an investigation regarding video surveillance recordings, in violation of Article 83(5)(e) GDPR.

English Summary[edit | edit source]

Facts[edit | edit source]

A data subject filed a complaint with the Romanian DPA (ANSPDCP) against the Owners Association from Str. Soporului 17, Cluj-Napoca Municipality. The data subject claimed that images from the video surveillance system managed by the association in which he appears, were posted on the Facebook group of the neighborhood where he resides.

The ANSPDCP launched an investigation into the matter, and requested information from the Owners Association. However, although the association confirmed the receipt of the notification, it did not answer the ANSPDCP with the requested information.

Holding[edit | edit source]

The ANSPDCP held that the association had violated the provisions of Article 83(5)(e) GDPR, in conjunction with the provisions of Articles 58(1)(a) and (e) GDPR by not granting the information requested, and therefore imposed a fine of €500 against the association The ANSPDCP also ordered the association to provide this information within working 5 days.

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

07/04/2022



RGPD fine



The National Supervisory Authority completed in March 2022 an investigation at the Owners Association from Str. Soporului 17, Cluj-Napoca municipality, to which he imposed a fine, as a result of the fact that this operator did not provide the information requested by our institution, thus violating the provisions of art. 83 para. (5) lit. e) correlated with the provisions of art. 58 para. (1) lit. (a) and (e) of the General Data Protection Regulation.

As such, the owners' association was sanctioned with a fine of 2,474.5 lei (equivalent to 500 EURO).

The investigation was carried out following a complaint made by a data subject alleging that the operator revealed on the Facebook group of the block where he resides images with his person from the video surveillance system managed by the association.

As the operator did not respond to our institution's requests, although he confirmed their receipt, he was fined.

It was also ordered to transmit to the supervisory authority all the requested information, within 5 working days from the communication of the minutes.



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