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The National Authority for Data Protection and Freedom of Information regulates “cookies”

The National Authority for Data Protection and Freedom of Information published a notice about the data protection requirements of “cookies” this February.
The National Authority for Data Protection and Freedom of Information in its February announcement summarised the experiences on the data protection requirements of the “cookies” used by webshops, with a clear intention to create a legitimate and coherent practice.

The Authority draws attention to the fact that the at the same time, on 25 May 2018, both the new regulations on the general data protection and the new electronic communication regulation will enter into force, and the latter will regulate and standardise the cookies in the European Union.

The publication pointed out that to the direct marketing newsletters (DM Letters) not only the Law on Advertising and the Electronic Commerce Act shall be applied, but the Data Protection Law as well.