European Data Protection Digest

Garante Addresses Traffic Data, Rules for Data Subject in Deb Collection Case

PRIVACY LAW—ITALY

December 19, 2013

Writing for The Privacy Advisor, Panetta & Associati’s Rocco Panetta examines two recent actions by Italy’s DPA, the Garante. The Garante “has forbidden certain unlawful data processing to a foreign company by prescribing to the latter a set of technical and organizational measures,” Panetta writes, detailing the Garante’s resolutions in the matter. In a second case, Panetta writes, the DPA “has ruled in favor of a citizen—holder of a loan agreement with a bank—that had received pre-recorded telephone calls from the bank, as payment reminder, that could have been heard by other persons who did not have the right to know information about the loan.”
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