GDPR fines in 2023 exceed €2 billion

16/01/2024 | CMS Tax Future

In 2023, approximately €2.055 billion in fines were imposed for violations of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), according to data from The figure includes the two monetary penalties issued by the UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) to TikTok and the Ministry of Defence, totalling €14.9 million (£13m).

The largest penalty was the €1.2 billion fine issued by the Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) to Meta concerning the transfer of personal data from the EU/EEA to the US for its Facebook service. 

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