Minister discuss ePrivacy: More work is needed

6th December 2018

Earlier this week, the draft ePrivacy Regulation has been discussed by Ministers in the Telecommunications Council. The progress report prepared by the Austrian Presidency has been adopted, summarizing the work done over the past 6 […]

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 […]

Austrian Presidency first work on ePrivacy

8th August 2018

The Austrian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, which started on the 1st of July, has picked up the ePrivacy where the Bulgarian Presidency left it. The 6-month Bulgarian Presidency ended up with […]

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