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Law in a Digital Age CPD Training Bundle
IT, Technology & Telecoms
Information & Data Protection Law
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30 minutes of audio
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Course Aims:

This podcast will give a brief overview of the issues that arise with regard to the collection of personal data on the internet. It will discuss the concept of behavioural targeting and look at how this has been regulated. The podcast also explores the provisions in the e-Privacy Directive that relate to internet cookies and identifies the relevant provisions that practitioners need to be aware of.

After completing the course you will:
  • Understand the role of data protection law with regard to internet use;
  • Know what behavioural targeting is and be aware of the rules regulating this;
  • Be familiar with the key provisions of the e-Privacy Directive in this area;
  • Be aware of the implementation procedure of the e-Privacy Directive;
  • Understand the different ways in which cookie consent can be obtained;
  • Appreciate the potential impact of the new legislation on e-commerce.
Intermediate Difficulty: 3 of 5
Legislative Updates
Sources and References:
  • E-Privacy Directive 2009/136/EC.

In this podcast, Eduardo Ustaran, head of the Field Fisher Waterhouse Privacy and Information Law Group gives an overview of the provisions in the new e-Privacy Directive relating to internet cookies and important points to note for practitioners.

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