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Dutch DPA Imposed a Controversial Fine on the Royal Dutch Tennis Association

The Dutch Data Protection Authority recently imposed a fine of EUR 525,000 on the Royal Dutch Tennis Association for sharing the personal data of its members with two of its sponsors in June 2018 on the basis of its commercial legitimate interests. In this blogpost, we describe the main implications of the Dutch DPA’s fine and interpretation of legitimate interests – which could affect processing activities of commercial organizations throughout Europe.