Ms Isabel Rosendor

Isabel Rosendor

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DPA fines social media platform for data processing during referral programme
Belgium | 03 July 2020

The Belgian Protection Authority (DPA) recently fined a social media platform €50,000 for processing personal data during the scope of a referral programme without an appropriate legal basis. This decision is particularly relevant because it was rendered on the basis of the one-stop-shop mechanism and all of the national authorities concerned validated the DPA's reasoning.