So let’s be clear. Consent is one way to comply with the GDPR, but it’s not the only way.
Evidon rolled out a platform to help companies comply with the consent requirements of GDPR, which go into effect next May 25, and with the proposed ePrivacy regulations (also known as the Cookie Law), which would require sites and apps to obtain consent and disclose which technologies they use.
The “Guide on the Application of the European Personal Data Protection Regulation” published by the Italian DPA states, in the “Recommendations” at the foot of the consensus form, that: “The consent obtained before May 25, 2018 remains valid if it has all of the above characteristics.
CIPL Issues Recommendations for Implementing Transparency, Consent and Legitimate Interest under the GDPR
Recently, the Centre for Information Policy Leadership (“CIPL”) at Hunton & Williams LLP issued a white paper on Recommendations for Implementing Transparency, Consent and Legitimate Interest under the GDPR (the “White Paper”). The White Paper sets forth guidance and recommendations on the key concepts of transparency, consent and legitimate interest under the EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”).
Data protection authorities have been called on to clarify what organisations need to do to remain compliant when seeking to process personal data on the basis of consent under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) .
Some time ago the European Commission published draft of so called ePrivacy Regulation. They acknowledged that cookie consent requirements required by ePrivacy directive went wrong and created “consent fatigue”. Promise of new Regulation was to fix that. But have they?
Telefónica in Germany has announced a partnership with U.K. firm People.io to power an app in which the telco giant’s customers can control some of their data.
The app for customers to manage data, branded as O2 Get, is now part of Telefónica’s O2Germany app portfolio for Apple and Android devices. It will be promoted to Telefónica’s 44 million customers in the country, where data protection laws already reflect GDPR.
Privacy watchdog: businesses that demand personal data in return for services run foul of new EU data protection laws
In his opinion on ePrivacy Regulation, European Data Protection Supervisor Giovanni Buttarelli indicated that businesses that require consumers to provide data about themselves in return for access to their services they offer will not have valid consent to process that information under GDPR.