Dutch DPA hits tennis association with 525K euro GDPR fine. The Dutch data protection authority, Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens, announced a 525,000 euro fine against the Royal Dutch Lawn Tennis Association, the KNLTB, over EU General Data Protection Regulation violations. The AP found the association unlawfully shared the personal information of its members with two sponsors.
The Netherland's data protection authority takes a firm stance on the implementation of GDPR rules on the sharing of personal data without the subject's consent. Earlier this month, the Dutch Data Protection Authority (AP) announced that it had imposed an administrative fine of €525,000 on the Royal Dutch Lawn Tennis Association (KNLTB) for unlawfully selling personal data of approximately 350,000 of its members to two sponsors.
Tell me, don’t sell me, the GDPR version. The Dutch Data Protection Authority (AP) has imposed a fine of 525,000 euros on tennis association KNLTB for selling personal data without proper consent. In 2018, the KNLTB unlawfully provided personal data of a few hundred thousand of its members to two sponsors for a fee.
The Dutch Data Protection Authority has fined the Royal Dutch Tennis Association (“KNLTB”) with EUR 525,000 for selling personal data of more than 350,000 of its members to sponsors who had contacted some of the members by mail and telephone for direct marketing purposes.
The Royal Dutch Tennis Association, a Netherlands-based group, experienced an incident regarding improperly sold data in 2018 that resulted in a fine of €525,000. The company sold personal data on approximately 300,000 members, including information like name and address, to two of its sponsors.
Dutch DPA imposed a controversial fine on the Royal Dutch Tennis Association. The Dutch Data Protection Authority (Dutch DPA) recently imposed a fine of EUR 525,000 on the Royal Dutch Tennis Association (KNLTB) for sharing the personal data of its members with two of its sponsors in June 2018 on the basis of its own commercial interests.
In its recent decision, the Dutch DPA imposed a €525,000 fine on the Royal Dutch Tennis Association ("KNLTB") for the sharing of personal data of its members with two of its sponsors.
March 3: The Netherlands discloses a €525,000 fine against the Royal Dutch Lawn Tennis Association for selling personal data from a few thousand members to two sponsors.
Company: The Royal Dutch Lawn Tennis Association In the view of the DPA, the sale of personal data without the consent (freely given and any time revocable; Art 6 Abs 1 lit a GDPR) of the data subject concerned is generally prohibited.