Tag Archives: E-Privacy Directive

New CNIL guidance on cookie use

On 5 December 2013, the French data protection authority, the CNIL, published new guidance (with supporting user-friendly factsheets) on the use of cookies by businesses operating in France.  The guidance updates the CNIL’s informal recommendations on the use of tracing technologies first published at the end of 2011.   All businesses using cookies must familiarise themselves … Continue Reading

E-Privacy, Telcos and Online Providers: Issues of Consent

In a recent article entitled “E-Privacy, Telcos and Online Providers: Issues of Consent,” originally published in InterMEDIA, Cathal Flynn and Matthew Byford (members of Squire Sanders’ Data Protection & Privacy practice), survey the current complex EU data protection and e-privacy rules (and proposed changes to such rules) relating to the form of consent that is required … Continue Reading