ePrivacy Overview

The Federal Law on Unfair Competition of 19 December 1986 (Bundesgesetz gegen den unlauteren Wettbewerb / Loi fédérale contre la concurrence déloyale / Legge federale contro la concorrenza sleale) lays down a provision which is similar to Article 13 of the EU Directive 2002/58/EC. The provision came into effect on 1 April 2007.

In regard to cookies, the Telecommunications Act of 30 April 1997 (Fernmeldegesetz / Loi sur les telecommunications / Legge sulle telecomunicazioni) lays down a provision on cookies which is similar to Article 5(3) of the EU Directive 2002/58/EC.