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Changes between Version 6 and Version 7 of Ticket #59445, comment 15


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09/27/2023 01:47:30 AM (8 months ago)
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  • Ticket #59445, comment 15

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    23 PECR requirements are separate from, and different to, those of the UK GDPR. Guidance produced by European data protection authorities on how the ePrivacy Directive relates to the UK GDPR clarifies that, if consent is required under the cookie rules:
     23PECR requirements are separate from, and different to, those of the UK GDPR.
     24Guidance produced by European data protection authorities on how the
     25ePrivacy Directive relates to the UK GDPR clarifies that, if consent is required
     26under the cookie rules:
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    25 "the controller cannot rely on the full range of possible lawful grounds provided by article 6 of the UK GDPR".
     28"the controller cannot rely on the full range of possible lawful grounds provided
     29by article 6 of the UK GDPR".
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    27 The simplest way to understand it is that if your cookies require consent under PECR, then you cannot use one of the alternative lawful bases from the GDPR to set them. If you’re setting cookies, this is why you need to look to PECR first and comply with its specific rules, before considering any of the general rules in the UK GDPR.
     31The simplest way to understand it is that if your cookies require consent
     32under PECR, then you cannot use one of the alternative lawful bases from
     33the GDPR to set them. If you’re setting cookies, this is why you need to look
     34to PECR first and comply with its specific rules, before considering any of the
     35general rules in the UK GDPR.
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    32 It is important to note that cookies may not always be classed as personal data. However, PECR applies whether or not the storage of or access to information on user devices involves processing personal data.
     40It is important to note that cookies may not always be classed as personal data.
     41However, PECR applies whether or not the storage of or access to information
     42on user devices involves processing personal data.
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