ePrivacy Overview

Section 107 of the Telecommunications Act (Telekommunikationsgesetz 2003) (the “TKG”) implemented Article 13 of the Privacy and Electronic Communications Directive and came into force on 20 August 2003. It was last revised on 1 March 2006. In 2011 the TKG was amended to comply with the amendments of the ePrivacy Directive.

In January 2017, the European Commission published a proposal for an ePrivacy Regulation.