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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”).

Source: CIPL Issues Recommendations for Implementing Transparency, Consent and Legitimate Interest under the GDPR

Data watchdogs called on to clarify organisations duties on consent under 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) .

Source: Data watchdogs called on to clarify organisations duties on consent under GDPR

New ePrivacy Rules will Transform Consent — But How?

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?

Source: New ePrivacy Rules will Transform Consent — But How?

Telefonica Gives Consumers Control Over Some Data

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.

Source: Telefonica Gives Consumers Control Over Some Data | Data-Driven Marketing – AdAge

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.

Source: Privacy watchdog: businesses that demand personal data in return for services run foul of new EU data protection laws

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