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New standards for online advertising

23rd September 2016

FEDMA 23 Sept. – After years of discussions, two initiatives came out last week to set new standards on the online advertising. Firstly, AdBlock Plus launched its own Acceptable Ads Platform, setting criteria of size […]

Data protection

Legitimate interest: the debate!

8th November 2018

Personal data processed for direct marketing purposes relies mostly on “consent” (art. 6a) and “legitimate interest” (art. 6f). However, there is strong tendency in the market to suggest that consent is the only valid legal […]