Region: Greece

Greek bank fined for mishandling Mastercard processing concerns

Greece’s data regulator has ordered Alphabank to pay €20,000 for failing to inform customers that their Mastercard cards store information relating to recent transactions, despite being instructed to do so.

21 October 2022

Greek watchdog issues record fine

Greece's privacy regulator has fined Clearview AI a record €20 million for illegally processing the biometric data of Greek citizens.

13 July 2022

EU court rejects anti-fraud office lawsuit

The General Court has rejected a lawsuit that claimed the European anti-fraud office had breached data protection rules for EU institutions by issuing a press release about an investigation involving the claimant.

10 May 2022

Clearview faces multiple GDPR complaints

A group of NGOs has filed coordinated complaints about Clearview AI’s data scraping to regulators in numerous European countries – but enforcement of any regulatory decisions could be tough.

27 May 2021

Greek regulator fines embattled shipping fuel company

The Greek data protection authority has fined New York-listed shipping fuel supplier Aegean Marine Petroleum Network for illegally allowing an auditor to access to employee data.

27 January 2020

Greece telco fine targets privacy by design failure

The Greek data protection authority has fined the country’s largest telecommunications company €400,000 for multiple GDPR failings, including violation of the regulation’s privacy by design principle.

08 October 2019

Greek watchdog fines PwC over employee data misuse

Greece’s data protection authority has issued its first fine under the GDPR to PwC after the audit firm illegally processed its employees’ personal information.

31 July 2019

Greek watchdog fines oil company for data leak

Greece’s data protection authority has fined Hellenic Petroleum €30,000 after personal information collected by a contractor appeared online.

17 April 2019

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