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Spain: AEPD fines Frigorifica Botánica €4,000 for the unlawful installation of video and sound recording systems

The Spanish data protection authority ('AEPD') issued, on 16 September 2021, its decision in proceeding PS/00093/2021, fining Frigorifica Botánica, SL €4,000 for the installation of a video and sound recording system without a valid legal basis in places where employees rest, such as changing rooms, toilets, and dining rooms. In particular, the decision highlights that the installation of such systems resulted in the violation of the principle of data minimisation under the Article 5(1)(c) of the General Data protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) ('GDPR').

You can read the decision, only available in Spanish, here.