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A Finnish court has referred questions on the scope of processing in the context of oral disclosures of data and the possibility of harmonising the right of access.
17 January 2023
Finland’s regulator has imposed its largest-ever data protection fine on a debt collection company that repeatedly failed to engage with its investigation.
13 January 2023
ECJ advisers have said in separate cases that subject access rights mostly do not entitle individuals to obtain copies of documents containing personal data, and that individuals can request information about processing that occurred before the GDPR came into effect.
15 December 2022
Viking Line has been fined €230,000 for its treatment of health and employment data, including holding on to an employee’s sick leave information for 32 years.
14 December 2022
The Finnish data regulator has said the country’s tax authority unlawfully requested information from banks on cross-border account transfers and ordered it to delete swathes of that data.
17 November 2022
Finland’s data protection authority has said historical car maintenance data can be classified as personal data under the GDPR, opening a question on how proposals for non-personal data sharing under the Data Act will work.
10 June 2022
Bird & Bird has promoted three data protection lawyers to partner and several more to senior counsel and of counsel.
06 May 2022
Finland’s data regulator has found that the country’s foreign affairs ministry failed to report a data breach resulting from a spyware operation targeting Finnish diplomats.
12 April 2022
The administrative court of Helsinki has struck down a €100,000 fine issued to the country’s leading postal service, but the data regulator said it plans to appeal.
16 November 2021
Anu Talus became the head of Finland’s data protection authority at the start of this month, following a 15-month stint as deputy. She spoke to GDR about her new role.
11 November 2020
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