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The EU privacy directive, aka the "cookie law", is the short title for Directive 2009/136/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 November 2009 amending Directive 2002/22/EC on universal service and users’ rights relating to electronic communications networks and services, Directive 2002/58/EC concerning the processing of personal data and the protection of privacy in the electronic communications sector and Regulation (EC) No 2006/2004 on cooperation between national authorities responsible for the enforcement of consumer protection laws.

See also

Links to Eur-Lex

  • Eur-Lex:32009L0136,
  • Eur-Lex:32004R2006, Regulation (EC) No 2006/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 October 2004 on cooperation between national authorities responsible for the enforcement of consumer protection laws (the Regulation on consumer protection cooperation)Text with EEA relevance
  • Eur-Lex:32002L0058, Directive 2002/58/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 July 2002 concerning the processing of personal data and the protection of privacy in the electronic communications sector (Directive on privacy and electronic communications)
  • Eur-Lex:32002L0022, Directive 2002/22/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 7 March 2002 on universal service and users' rights relating to electronic communications networks and services (Universal Service Directive)

External resources

Examples of Implementation

EC
DG COMM is working on a corporate version of Cookie Control (not ready for production yet). In the meantime local solutions are in place (like the Drupal module on Multisite and so).


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