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Historical account statements to be provided free of charge

No. 1, 25 Oct 2018 Issue

In June, the Austrian data protection authority ruled that the right to access personal data under the GDPR applies to historical bank account information. In consequence, bank statements have to be provided free of charge, even if they are no longer available in the online banking system.

Full text of the decision (in German).

Provided by: Panoptykon Foundation