Amazon has been fined 764 million euros by Luxembourg’s data protection commission, according to information in the statement the technology made available to Securities Commission United States (SEC). This is a standard value in terms of data protection.
In this statement, Amazon notes that it was fined on July 16, 2021, by the Luxembourg National Data Protection Commission (CNPD), “which issued a ruling against Amazon Europe Core, indicating that Amazon’s processing of personal data does not comply with the GDPR. Data for the European Union”, RGPD.
“The decision imposes a fine of 746 million euros and corresponding revisions to the practices,” it can be read. The tech company says it believes “the CNPD’s decision [do Luxemburgo] It has no merit,” indicating “the intent to vigorously defend itself on this issue.” Amazon, which has been scrutinized by European regulators, is not the first among the big tech companies to be fined in Europe for violating a law in 2019 , France’s data protection regulator has fined Google €50 million for a lack of transparency and a lack of valid consent to personalize ads.
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