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Administrative fine imposed on company for data protection violations connected to parking control fees

The Office of the Data Protection Ombudsman's sanctions board imposed an administrative fine on ParkkiPate Oy on 21 April for processing personal data in violation of data protection legislation. The violations concerned a failure to realise the rights of the data subject, shortcomings in limiting the storage period of data, and practices related to identifying data subjects.

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Press release 30.4.2021 10.01
Personal data stolen from Facebook have been leaked — see these resources for victims of the data leak

According to news reports, data stolen from Facebook in 2019 have been published on a hacker forum. The leaked data include at least names, telephone numbers, links to Facebook profiles, email addresses and the user's gender. The leak does not include data such as passwords or payment information.

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Press release 4.4.2021 11.10