The Spanish Data Protection Agency emphasizes again that in order for a company to comply with the law on data protection, it is FUNDAMENTAL that:
THE COMPANY OR ENTITY IMPLEMENTS EFFECTIVE AND PROPER PROCEDURES FOR PROCESSING OF PERSONAL DATA IN THE COMPANY, and properly trains its WORKERS in the awareness of their responsibilities in the protection of personal data.
IMPOSE on the entity, for a violation of Article 6 of the LOPD (not seeking consent), classified as serious in Article 44.3 b) of this Act, a fine of 5,000 Euros in accordance with the provisions of Article 45 of that Act.
It is evident that the company files containing personal data were not very organised, nor had they properly trained their employees on proper procedures.
New Royal Decree Law 3/2014 on urgent measures to promote short- and long-term employment.
In an interesting case, the Spanish Agency for Data Protection (AEPD) has fined a company € 2,000 for abuse of the LSSICE Internet Law.
The US Department of State has described Spain as "a major center of money laundering" in Europe, despite the country's efforts to combat organized crime.
Spain also remained "an important gateway" for drugs entering Europe from South America and North Africa.
The report said money laundering activities were linked to drug trafficking and organized crime. Additionally, there was evidence too of tax evasion and
financing for terrorism.
(DIA - Documento Informativo Abreviado de la vivienda- Abbreviated Information Document or Briefing on Housing)
PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF FRAUD
LAW 7/2012 amending tax legislation, budgetary and financial regulation
As most of us are aware, cash payments are limited to 2,500 €. Below is a clarification of what is meant by "cash".