DPAs should act where GDPR violations are found during investigations

11/04/2024 | CJEU

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) Advocate General Priit Pikamäe has issued a non-binding Opinion in Case C-768/21 stating that a data protection authority (DPA) has an obligation to act when it finds a breach of data protection under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in the course of investigating a complaint. According to Pikamäe, the DPA should determine the most appropriate corrective measures to remedy the infringement and ensure that the data subject’s rights are respected.

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