Tag Archives: Privacy

Europe: European Commission survey finds that data protection remains a major concern for EU citizens

By Patrick van Eecke and Mathieu Le Boudec A recent survey commissioned by the European Commission reveals that data protection remains an important concern for EU citizens. Key findings of the survey are that: Control over personal data More than eight out of ten respondents feel that they do not have complete control over their … Continue Reading

Europe: One step closer to European Privacy Regulation?

On 15 June 2015, EU Justice and Home Affairs ministers have reached a general approach on the General Data Protection Regulation at their Council meeting (the document can be consulted here). This means that, more than three years after the Commission’s initial proposal and more than one year after the European Parliament adopted its position, … Continue Reading

BELGIUM – Belgian Privacy Commission publishes first official guidance on cookies

By Patrick van Eecke and Mathieu Le Boudec Almost one year after the publication of the draft version, the Belgian Privacy Commission has recently issued the final version of its recommendation regarding the use of cookies (which can be consulted through the following links in Dutch language or in French language). The extensive document (over … Continue Reading
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