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Weird News H&M is said to pay 35 million euros for data protection violations

16:02  01 october  2020
16:02  01 october  2020 Source:   t3n.de

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The Swedish fashion giant Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) is said to pay a fine of 35.3 million euros for spying on employees.

H&M soll wegen Datenschutzverstößen 35 Millionen Euro zahlen © Sorbis / shutterstock H&M is supposed to pay 35 million euros for data protection violations The Hamburg data protection officer, Johannes Caspar, justified the decree on Thursday by monitoring hundreds of employees at the service center in Nuremberg.

The present case documents a serious disregard for employee data protection. "The amount of the fine imposed is therefore appropriate and suitable for deterring companies from violating the privacy of their employees," he emphasized.

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The case is the responsibility of the Hamburg Commissioner for Data Protection, because the company has its German headquarters in the Hanseatic city.

violations since 2014

The case became known last year. According to the authority, information on their private living conditions has been extensively recorded and stored for some of the employees since at least 2014. After vacation and illness absences, superiors would have held a "Welcome Back Talk" and then in a number of cases not only documented specific vacation experiences, but also illness symptoms and diagnoses.

Some superiors had also "acquired a broad knowledge of the private life of their employees through one-on-one and corridor discussions, ranging from rather harmless details to family problems and religious beliefs," it said.

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The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a regulation in EU law on data protection and privacy in the European Union ( EU ) and the European Economic Area (EEA).

Caspar gave an expressly positive assessment of the efforts of the group management to “compensate those affected on site and restore confidence in the company as an employer”. This clearly shows the will to “give those affected the respect and appreciation that they deserve as employees in their daily work for their company.” Dpa

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