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Austria

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Survey Answer:

• Data Protection Authority:
o Investigation rights;
o Warning possibility when intended processing operations are likely to violate the law;
o Right of instruction (eg to adjust certain operations or to delete personal data);
o Restriction or prohibition of data processing;
o Imposition of fines (max. EUR 25,000) or imprisonment.
• Administrative Authority in some cases (upon DGPR):
o Imposition of fines up to 10 Mio/20 Mio rsp 2/4 % of the world wide turn over of the group (whatever is higher).

Provided By:
Axel Anderl: DORDA Rechtsanwälte GmbH