ICO publish consent guidance and update cookie consent rules

consent and cookies

We’ve been waiting for some time, for the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) to publish it’s final consent guidance. It’s been in draft since March last year and waiting on the Article 29 Working Party’s own guidance. Last week however, they published their final guidance. You can read it here:¬†https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/guide-to-the-general-data-protection-regulation-gdpr/consent/. There’s not many differences from the …

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New E-privacy rules progressing through EU

privacy regulations

It’s not just data protection that’s changing next year, the EU are also working on introducing new e-privacy regulations. Proposals for new e-privacy regulations were¬†announced back in January and aim to bring current privacy regulations (e.g. the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations in the UK) in line with the GDPR as well as update the …

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