Sep 152011
 
 September 15, 2011  Posted by  Non-U.S.

The UK’s data protection watchdog’s guidance includes amendments made to the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations (PECR) in May. The changes transposed an EU Directive into national law.

The amendments included changes to rules on email marketing and for gaining internet users’ consent to ‘cookies’ – small text files that websites store about users’ online activity. It also introduced a requirement for organisations to inform the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) about all personal data breaches.

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