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August 2022

TTDSG – new law on cookies and co.

9. August 2022

The use of cookies after the TTDSG comes into force On December 1, 2021, the TTDSG (Telecommunications and Telemedia Data Protection Act) came into force. The TTDSG is designed to prevent unwanted access to sensitive data of Internet users that they have stored on terminal devices such as computers, tablets or cell phones. The new law has significant consequences in the use of technologies such as cookies. TTDSG, GDPR and EPVO It was unclear for a long time whether and to what extent data protection regulations would apply in the area of electronic media. In particular, there was uncertainty with regard to the question of when prior consent from website visitors is required for the use of cookies. ...

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