HDPA - 44/2019
|HDPA - 44/2019|
|Relevant Law:||Article 5(1) GDPR|
|Decided:||19. 12. 2019|
|Parties:||AEGEAN BUNKERING SERVICES INC ("ABS").|
|National Case Number:||44/2019|
|European Case Law Identifier:||n/a|
|Original Source:||HDPA (GR)|
ABS filed a complaint against companies AMPNI and EY Greece for alleged violations of [Article 33 GDPR|Article 33 GDPR]. According to the complainant people related to the defendants entered without authorisation ABS's data room and illegally copied to mobile data carriers the entire digital content of the server which contains digital documents, e-mails and other electronic communications of ABS's employees with third parties as well as of third parties' employees. Then, these people created a clone server. Further, 11 other complaints filed before the HDPA by data subjects in relation to this incident.
The DPA had to assess whether there was violation by both defendants regarding the notification obligation for personal data breaches to the supervisory authority.
The HDPA ordered AMPNI as the data controller in this case to bring the processing operations at stake into compliance with the GDPR within three months from the receipt of this decision as foreseen under Article 58(2)(d) GDPR. The company must take all necessary measures for internal compliance and accountability according to Article 5(1) GDPR, Article 5(2) GDPR and Article 6(1) GDPR. Since the company had totally ignored the its compliance with the mentioned provisions, the HDPA issued a fine EUR 150,000 according to Article 58(2)(i) GDPR and Article 83(5)(a) GDPR.
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