Italy: Garante fines Wind Tre €16.7M for unlawful direct marketing practices, highlights consent violations
As a result, Garante found that Wind Tre's conduct amounted to a violation of Articles 5(1) and (2), 6(1)(a), 12, 24, and 25 of the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) ('GDPR'). Moreover, Garante prohibited Wind Tre's processing of data collected without consent, as well as ordering the adoption of adequate technical and organisational measures to effectively control third-party partners.
UPDATE (28 July 2020)
EDPB issues statement on Garante's fine against Wind Tre
The European Data Protection Board ('EDPB') issued, on 27 July 2020, a statement on the Decision.
You can read the statement here.