Spanish DPA’s guidance on cookies

On Nov 8, 2019 also the Spanish DPA (Agencia espanola de proteccion de datos – AEPD) issued a guidance on cookies. The guidance (“Guia Sobre el Uso del las Cookies”, “Guia”) applies to cookies and other technologies. After an introduction, the Guia consists of 4 sections:1. ALCANCE DE LAS NORMAS (scope); 2 TERMINOLOGÍA Y DEFINICIONES […]

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CNIL adopts new guidance on cookies

  On July 4, 2019, the Commission Nationale de l’informatique et des Libertés (CNIL), the French Data Protection Authority (DPA) adopted new guidelines on cookies and other tracking devices (“Guidelines”). According to the press release, the scrolling down or swiping through a website or application is no longer viewed as a valid expression of consent to […]

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ICO publishes guidance on cookies

  On July 3, 2019, the UK Data Protection Authority, the Information Commissioner Officer (ICO), published a new guidance on the use of cookies. The guidance explains what cookies and similar technologies are, the applicable rules, and how they relate to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as well as how to comply with the cookie rules. […]

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Francesca Giannoni-Crystal, Federica Romanelli, Cookie rules or cookies rule? EU law and the situation in France, Germany, Italy, and the UK. P:art Two

France Article 32-II of the French Data Protection Act transposes into French law the obligation to obtain informed consent to store information of Article 5.3, Directive 2002/58/EC (above). On December 16, 2013, the CNIL, the French Data Protection Authority, released a set of practical FAQs (plus technical tools and relevant source code, in French) providing […]

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Francesca Giannoni-Crystal, Federica Romanelli, Cookie rules or cookies rule? EU law and the situation in France, Germany, Italy, and the UK. Part One

Cookies are making headlines in Europe recently. In this blog we will have a closer look at the situation of France, Germany, Italy and the UK, focusing on information to users, users’ consent and consequences of violations. What is a cookie? “A cookie is a small piece of data that a website saves on your […]

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Italian Data Protection Authority issued guidelines on the use of cookies

On June 5, 2015, the Italian Data Protection Authority (“DPA”) issued Doc 4006878 clarifying specific issues concerning the implementation of the law on cookies (Individuazione delle modalità semplificate per l’informativa e l’acquisizione del consenso per l’uso dei cookie – Means to inform and obtain consent for the use of cookies, dated May 8, 2014 [3118884]). In […]

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Cristina Vicarelli, Cookies: ten things to consider

Nowadays in Italy there is a big debate on “cookies”. Starting on June 3, 2015, data controllers shall implement the requirements issued by the Italian Data Protection Authority (Garante) with  Decision no. 229 of 8 May 2014 “Simplified Arrangements to Provide Information and Obtain Consent Regarding Cookies” (Published in the Official Journal no. 126 of […]

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Cookies: ten things to consider

Nowadays in Italy there is a big debate on “cookies”. Starting on June 3, 2015, data controllers shall implement the requirements issued by the Italian Data Protection Authority (Garante) with  Decision no. 229 of 8 May 2014 “Simplified Arrangements to Provide Information and Obtain Consent Regarding Cookies” (Published in the Official Journal no. 126 of […]

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