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1&1 fined EUR 9.55 mln for GDPR infringement

Monday 9 December 2019 | 16:43 CET | News
Update: 10 December 2019 | 09:31 CET
The German Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information (BfDI) has fined 1&1 a total of EUR 9.55 million for infringing the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The company failed to protect sufficiently its customer service line, allowing third parties to access customer personal data by providing only a name and date of birth. 

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[10/12/2019 09:31- Update: added the statement of 1&1 ]


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Companies: 1&1
Countries: Germany
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