Austrian Post fined €9.5 million for GDPR breaches
On September 28, 2021 the Austrian data protection authority imposed a fine of EUR 9.5 million on Austrian Post.
The authority’s allegation is essentially that in addition to the options used by Austrian Post for submission of data subject’s request: by post, web contact form and customer service, data protection inquiries must also be allowed by email.
Austrian Post announced that it will also take legal action against this decision.
Source: Austrian Post