European Data Protection Digest

Garante Releases 2012 Enforcement Recap

DATA PROTECTION—ITALY

February 21, 2013

Rocco Panetta reports for The Privacy Advisor on Garante’s recently released balance of its 2012 enforcement actions outlining the types of proceedings and fine totals. The number of Garante proceedings in 2012 increased to 578—up 61 percent from 2011—and targeted issues such as omission of information to data subjects, excessive data retention and failure to adopt security measures, among others. The report also notes the authority’s inspection plan for early 2013.
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