ResourcesJuly 26, 2022Volkswagen fined for GDPR violation

The State Commissioner for Data Protection (LfD) Lower Saxony has imposed a fine of 1.1 million euros on Volkswagen in accordance with Article 83 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The reason is data protection violations in connection with the use of a service provider for research trips for a driver assistance system to avoid traffic accidents. The company has cooperated extensively with the LfD Lower Saxony and accepted the fine notice. Read more (in German) on the website of the Lower Saxony Commissioner for Data Protection here