The article tackles the issue of protection of personal data of internet users through the usage of cookies by digital content and service providers. It analyses the European legislative framework and, in particular, the General Data Protection Regulation, the so called E-Privacy Directive and the new Directive concerning the supply of digital content and services. The contribution debates the role of individual consent in this field and the interaction with the rules and the remedies provided by European Consumer Law, such as the Unfair Commercial Practices Directive, in order to protect user's personal data in the evolution of data-driven economy.
|Number of pages||32|
|Publication status||Published - 2020|