Top 6 Record Breaking GDPR Fines in 2020
2020 has been a difficult year for all of us with the pandemic, lockdowns and businesses had to digitize fast. European regulators acknowledged the pandemic and relaxed a few timeline for companies to respond back to rights requests. They also took a balanced approach in reducing the fines for Mariott and British Airways. The enforcement activity for GDPR and data protection increased with some major decisions like Schrems II being passed. The regulators issued 255 fines(up by 77%) and a cumulative amount of 248 Million Euros(up by 177%). Here are the top 6 GDPR fines of 2020.