New law: Missing data protection statement threatens warning notice
The "Act to Improve the Civil Enforcement of Consumer Protection Provisions of Data Protection Law" came into force on February 24, 2016. This is intended to protect consumers on the Internet from dubious providers. For website operators, the new law means above all that consumer protection associations and competition associations can now issue warnings for violations in the area of data protection.
Who does the new data protection law affect?
Regardless of whether you are an entrepreneur or a private individual - every operator of a website can be warned if he has not included a data protection declaration or has only included an incomplete one on his website.
How must website operators act now?
Update: Imprint and Privacy 2018
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This post was updated on 21.03.2018.