Bavarian Privacy Watchdog Fines Seller and Purchaser for Personal Data Transfer

On 30 July 2015, one of Germany’s State Data Protection Authorities (DPA) announced that it will put asset deals which involve the transfer of personal data under special surveillance. The reason for the announcement was a case where the DPA had recently fined both seller and purchaser for unlawfully transferring customer data as part of an asset deal.

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