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Facebook handed EUR 1.2 mln fine by Spanish data watchdog

Monday 11 September 2017 | 15:13 CET | News
Spain's data protection agency (AEPD) has fined Facebook a total of EUR 1.2 million for breaching laws designed to protect user information and privacy on three separate occasions. The social network was accused of failing to tell its millions of Spanish users what it planned to do with information on their ideology, sex, religious beliefs, personal interests and browsing habits. In addition to its failure to get properly informed consent from users, resulting in a EUR 600,000 fine, Facebook also stored the details of deleted accounts for over 17 months and failed to delete data that was no

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Companies: Facebook
Countries: Spain
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