Dec 182020
 
 December 18, 2020  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Non-U.S., Surveillance

EDPB announced:

The Swedish Data Protection Authority has issued an administrative fine of SEK 300,000 against a housing company for unlawful video surveillance in an apartment building.

The Swedish Data Protection Authority (DPA) received a complaint concerning video surveillance in an apartment building belonging to the housing company Uppsalahem. The complainant claimed that there was a surveillance camera in the apartment house directed towards the complainant’s front door.

The DPA’s audit shows that the housing company had set up a surveillance camera monitoring the floor where the complainant lives. The camera’s monitoring area clearly covered two apartment doors, one of which belongs to the complainant and the other belonging to a resident whom has been subject to disturbances and harassment.

Read more on European Data Protection Bureau.

Note: SEK 300,000 = USD $36,270.00

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