Father Christmas has become the first person to be fined under the new GDPR rules for not providing an active ‘opt-in’ box on his naughty list.
Prosecutors said that Santa casually put 3 billion people on his naughty list without securing their consent.
Santa told WalesOnCraic:
“I’ve been doing it this way for the last 600 years and now all of a sudden, I’ve got to start getting people’s permission? What a load of hairy bollocks. Them people over in the EU obviously have nothing better to do and this is one good reason why I voted for Brexit. What happened to the good old days where I just put people on my list? I can’t go round asking 3 billion people for their permission. I’ve got better things to be doing with my day like making little toys for underprivileged children. I did lose my naughty list once but my data was safe at all times and I later found my list in the crack of my fat arse.”
Santa has until Monday to pay his £2 million fine or he could face jail.
“It’ll be like one of those Christmas films where I’m put in jail won’t it? Ho, ho, ho.”
The new GDPR rules come into effect tomorrow, just after Coronation Street.