At this point I will report on general topics concerning data protection law, especially data protection in the healthcare sector.
Data protection: Fines in Germany
How will the amount of the fine be measured in the event of data protection violations by companies? The independent data protection supervisory authorities of the federal and state governments in Germany have published a concept for the assessment of fines dated 14 October 2019 (PDF). Fines for data protection violations Sanctions should be effective, proportionate and dissuasive, Art. 84 para. 1 sentence 2 DSGVO. In the opinion of the supervisory authorities, the turnover of a company represents a suitable, appropriate [...]