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Europe Data Protection Digest | Danish DPA fines staffing company for GDPR violation Related reading: A guide to operationalizing privacy by design

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The Danish data protection authority, Datatilsynet, fined staffing and recruitment company JobTeam DKK 50,000 for not complying with EU General Data Protection Regulation requirements for processing personal data. The DPA said JobTeam deleted data after a request for the information was made and before the company responded. (Original post is in Danish.) Meanwhile, the Belgian Data Protection Authority fined an unnamed social network 50,000 euros in consultation with 23 DPAs from European countries for collecting and using personal data through its “invite contacts” function.
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Editor's Note:

Update May 26, 2020: This news summary had mistakenly reported that it was the Norwegian data protection authority that issued the fine, when it was actually the Danish DPA. 

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  • comment Yin Chun Jeffrey Wong • May 22, 2020
    I suspect this might be a typo?  Danish rather than Norwegian DPA? (Though 2 languages share similarity)
  • comment Lisa Hojland • May 25, 2020
    it's a danish Company, and the DPA was the Danish, not the Norwegian!
  • comment Jedidiah Bracy • May 26, 2020
    Thank you Yin Chun Jeffrey Wong and Lisa Hojland for pointing this mistake out. We are issuing a correction here on the website to accurately represent that this was indeed the Danish DPA and not the Norwegian DPA.