Hospital hit by first GDPR fine in Netherlands

Tuesday 16 July 2019 | 16:42 CET | News
The Dutch data protection regulator AP has issued its first major fine under the EU's General Data Protection Regulation. The HagaZiekenhuis was fined EUR 460,000 for failure to protect the personal data of patients at the hospital. The security failure was discovered when several staff had access to the dossier of a famous person. 

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