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Italian privacy fines up 20 percent to EUR 5 mln in 2014

Monday 23 February 2015 | 14:59 CET | News
The total amount of privacy-related fines imposed by Italy's data protection watchdog and collected by the treasury in 2014 came to around EUR 5 million, over 20 percent more than the previous year's total. In a statement, the country's data protection authority, Garante Privacy, announced that its inspectors had carried out a total of 385 checks, issued 577 administrative fines and reported 39 cases to the courts. The fines "mainly referred to cases of non-disclosure, unlawful treatment of data, and failure to notify the regulator and users of violations of personal data," said the

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