European Data Protection Digest

PTS Studying How Telecoms Store Information

DATA RETENTION—SWEDEN

December 19, 2013

PTS, Sweden’s postal and telecoms oversight authority, will conduct two studies on how telecoms store information with the goal of providing less-complicated guidance, Telecompaper reports. “PTS wants to look at how the data retention rules are being followed,” the report states, and will examine “how long commercial information is kept for and how it is sorted.” PTS will also look at the ways operators handle “customer communication data beyond purposes expressely set out by law” and how consent is obtained.
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