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What are the fines for violating GDPR?
What are the fines for violating GDPR?
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Written by Julia Voortman
Updated over a week ago

The maximum penalty for GDPR violations is 4% of global revenue or €20 million, whichever is higher. Data protection authorities can also issue sanctions, such as bans on data processing or public reprimands.

Past GDPR fines

Some notable examples of GDPR fines so far:

Fines have been observed in Portugal, Germany, France, Poland, Italy, Norway, Lithuania, Belgium, Spain, Denmark, the UK, Romania, Turkey, Greece, Sweden, Hungary, Austria, and Latvia.

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