European Data Protection Digest

EC Sites Moving Toward Cookie Compliance

PRIVACY LAW—EU

June 20, 2013

IDG News Service reports on the European Commission’s work to bring its websites into compliance with the EU’s cookie regulations. “Legally, the European Commission and the other European Union institutions, such as the Parliament, are not bound by the same data protection rules that apply to commercial companies,” the report states, noting, however, that commission officials “are committed to updating their internal rules to bring them into line with the new rules on data protection.”
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