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TIM handed EUR 28 mln fine for aggressive telemarketing

Monday 3 February 2020 | 09:47 CET | News
Italy's data protection authority, Garante Privacy, has fined TIM (Telecom Italia) a total of EUR 27.8 million for aggressive telemarketing tactics and breaches of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). In a statement, the watchdog said it received hundreds of complaints from January 2017 to the start of 2019 about unsolicited promotional calls to customers who had specifically asked not to receive such calls. The company also infringed data processing rules with regard to prize competitions and forms submitted to users, among other breaches, said the authority.

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Companies: Telecom Italia / TIM
Countries: Italy
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