EDPB recommends ban on ads tracking or profiling users

22/11/2021 | EDPB

During its November plenary session, the European Data Protection Board also adopted a statement on the Commission's Digital Services Package and Data Strategy requiring lawmakers to implement stricter regulations on targeted advertising. This should favour solutions that do not require user tracking or profiling and to consider "a phase-out leading to a prohibition of targeted advertising on the basis of pervasive tracking, while the profiling of children should overall be prohibited". Additional commentary in TechCrunch

Read Full Story
Targeted advertising

What is this page?

You are reading a summary article on the Privacy Newsfeed, a free resource for DPOs and other professionals with privacy or data protection responsibilities helping them stay informed of industry news all in one place. The information here is a brief snippet relating to a single piece of original content or several articles about a common topic or thread. The main contributor is listed in the top left-hand corner, just beneath the article title.

The Privacy Newsfeed monitors over 300 global publications, of which more than 4,250 summary articles have been posted to the online archive dating back to the beginning of 2020. A weekly roundup is available by email every Friday.

Freevacy has been shortlisted in the Best Educator category.
The PICCASO Privacy Awards recognise the people making an outstanding contribution to this dynamic and fast-growing sector.