Reform of the ePrivacy rules – will your business be affected? – Technology Law Update

Posted July 12th, 2017 in data protection, news, privacy by sally

‘Alongside data protection law runs a set of rules relating to electronic communications – the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations (EC Directive) 2003, or PECR. Data protection law reform has been centre stage recently, with the General Data Protection Regulation coming into effect in May 2018. But plans to reform EU legislation underlying PECR have not been widely discussed. EU law-makers intend to introduce the changes along with the GDPR next May. The details of the changes are not hammered down yet. This presents a problem for any organisation that uses technology to communicate with the public. In this blog, we take a look at the existing rules, and the likely changes that will (or may) come in next year.’

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Technology Law Update, 12th July 2017