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Berlin DPA imposes 14.5 million euro fine
The Berlin Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information fined, on 30 October 2019 a German property company Deutsche Wohnen SE €14.5 million. The DPA carried out an inspection during which it discovered that the company stored personal data of tenants in an archive system that did not provide the option to record data retention or deletion preferences. In addition to address and financial details, there were tax, social and health insurance data that should have been erased.
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