WhatsApp Ireland fined €5.5 million for breaches of GDPR

WhatsApp Ireland has been fined €5.5 million for breaches of GDPR.

The Data Protection Commission (DPC) has also announced that WhatsApp Ireland has been given six months to bring its data processing operations into compliance. The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR, was adopted in 2016 and came into force on 25 May, 2018.

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Source: The Journal