Category Archives: Legal framework

DRAFT ePRIVACY REGULATION: THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION RELEASED ITS PROPOSED AMENDMENTS

On September 8th, the Council of the EU released its proposed amendments to the draft ePrivacy Regulation (“Regulation”) which has already been the subject of different opinions and draft amendments over the last few months, as highlighted in our previous news. As clarified in the text, this document is only a first redraft of the… Read More »

e-PRIVACY REGULATION PROPOSAL’S DEVELOPMENT – II) Work in progress

On June 9, Marju Lauristin, the Member of the European Parliament (MEP) and Member of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE), released a draft report containing amendments to the Regulation. In the preparation of this report, the rapporteur Marju Lauristin has conducted extensive and thorough discussions with the following Committees: draft… Read More »

e-PRIVACY REGULATION PROPOSAL’S DEVELOPMENT – I) Art. 29WP and EDPS’s opinions

As already mentioned in a previous post, on 10 January 2017 the European Commission presented a proposal for a Regulation (the “Regulation”) which is expected to amend the Directive 2002/58/EC (e-Privacy Directive) standardising the current European legal framework for the processing of personal data in the electronic communications sector and whose final approval is expected to… Read More »

Right to be forgotten: all on the same road!

During this summer the Italian Privacy Autority had posted in Newsletter n. 431 of 8.8.2017 a summary of a Provision n. 277 del 15.6.2017 that was based on the fact of how, under the right to be forgotten, time is not the only factor to be taken into account for the existence of same. From the… Read More »

WILL THE CONSENT COLLECTED BEFORE THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF GDPR STILL BE VALID?

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. Otherwise, it is appropriate to work before that date… Read More »