Amazon has filed an objection to the fine of 746 million euros imposed on the webshop in July 2021. The Luxembourg regulator CNPD imposed a fine for violating the European GDPR privacy directive.
Appeal against millions of fines
Amazon was fined in July 2021 for failing to comply with European privacy rules. Amazon continues to maintain that data has never been stolen. According to Amazon, no customer data has ended up with third parties. Amazon has therefore appealed against the million-dollar fine, Bloomberg reports. The appeal was submitted to the Luxembourg Administrative Tribunal last Friday.
Collection of personal data
The record fine of no less than 746 million euros has been imposed by the Luxembourg regulator CNPD. Amazon is based in Luxembourg in the EU and therefore falls under CNPD. According to CNPD, Amazon has processed the personal data of customers in a way that violates European privacy rules. The CNPD fine was imposed following a 2018 complaint from the French privacy rights group La Quadrature du Net.
Amazon is said to have collected data about customers and