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BBVA to go to Spanish Supreme Court over EUR5 million data protection fine

By Sam Clark
  • 04 May 2023 10:20
  • 04 May 2023 11:18
A data protection case against Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria will go to the Spanish Supreme Court, following an appeal by the country’s data watchdog.
BBVA received a fine of 5 million euros ($5.5 million) for violating the General Data Protection Regulation in 2020 by sending unrequested and unauthorized advertising material,

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Sam Clark


Sam has covered data privacy and security in the UK and Ireland for MLex since November 2021. He previously covered data protection for trade publication Global Data Review, as well as reporting on technology, media and telecoms businesses for S&P Global. He has a bachelor’s degree in history and a master’s degree in journalism, both from the University of Kent.

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