GDPR: A tour of the self-regulation landscape

22nd November 2018

The GDPR provides for the adoption of codes of conduct (‘codes’) and the accreditation of certifications in order to help data controllers and data processors prove that they are in compliance with the GDPR and […]

Member States need more time on ePrivacy

22nd November 2018

Several Member States send a strong message to the Austrian Presidency of the Council, that the ePrivacy file is not yet ready for negotiations with the European Parliament. Early November, the Austrian presidency of the […]

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 […]