Reply to post: Re: Let the fines begin!

Chap asks Facebook for data on his web activity, Facebook says no, now watchdog's on the case

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Re: Let the fines begin!

No it's up to 4% (or 20 million euros but the higher would apply) of global turnover

That's the penalty for a tier 2 infringement, this kind of issue is a tier one infringement which is up to €10 million, or 2% annual global turnover – whichever is higher.

The determination of penalty level takes into account previous behaviour of the organisation or data processor but that can only be applied to actions since the introduction of GDPR so while it might not explicitly specify a penalty escalator that is what'll happen, except for really egregious offences.

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