The Electronic Retailing Association

Committee Bulletin: Public Affairs 4Q16

From the Public Affairs committee.

Those who think that the EU General Data Protection Regulation is a lot to contend with are now facing the prospect of a new Regulation replacing the 2002 ePrivacy Directive.

Article from 19th DEC 2016

In this article it is reported that a recently leaked version of the draft Regulation indicates a potentially significant impact on any organisation, whether based in the EU or elsewhere, that uses metadata, tracking software or other tools to monitor online behavior. Sanctions for non-compliance could reach 4% of global annual revenues and the draft proposes private class action enforcement.

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